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June 2018

Planning Planting

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. We focus in particular on herbaceous perennials, the flowers that we rely on for months of colour in the border. At the end of…

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Wildlife Gardens

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Habitat Aid, Hookgate Cottage
South Brewham, Bruton, BA10 0LQ United Kingdom
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VENUE: Habitat Aid, near Bruton.   Watching wildlife in your garden is a great way of connecting to nature. A garden can be designed to create habitats for birds, bees, butterflies and a variety of reptiles and small mammals. It can still be a beautiful outdoors space for people at the same time. This course explains how the essential needs of wildlife should influence your garden design and takes you through a straightforward process for designing your own wildlife garden.

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Grow Your Own

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Do you dream of having flowers every day of the week, not just for special occasions? Learn what you can grow in your own back garden for use as cut flowers. Have a go yourself, with step by step guidance, at arranging grown and gathered material to make your own posy. You are welcome to bring along anything you have in the garden for inspiration on how to use it in an arrangement.  

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July 2018

Failsafe Plants

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£55

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Between us, we have designed and built over 100 gardens. On this half-day workshop we will spill the beans and reveal the plants that we rely on to work well in any garden. We will explain how understanding the six layers of planting that occur naturally in any English garden can help you design successful planting. The course looks at trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, climbers, bulbs and groundcover planting, suggesting reliable plants for each layer. We…

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Hanham Court Summer Flowers & Tour

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hanham Court, Court Farm Rd, Hanham
Bristol, BS15 3NT United Kingdom
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VENUE: Hanham Court, near Bristol.   Come and spend a relaxing day playing with flowers in the inspiring surroundings of Hanham Court. In the morning you will learn how to make a simple hand tied posy of beautiful summer flowers. The workshop explains the technique of ‘spiralling’, providing step by step guidance and giving you plenty of time to practise and perfect your skills. Spiralling keeps your flowers in place so they don’t move when you put them in a vase.…

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Creative Plans

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Does your garden need pulling together? Have you struggled to create an overall layout that works for you? This day long workshop reveals a tried and tested method for planning a garden that will connect your garden to the house and make the garden feel much bigger. We will be looking at the fundamental garden design principles and spend some time thinking about how to use geometry in your garden. By the end of the day…

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September 2018

Easy Bulbs & Quick Containers for Winter

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

A few well-planted, and well chosen, containers can transform a garden. And bulbs are an almost effortless way of achieving maximum colour for minimum investment. This full day workshop will explain how to plant crowd-pleasing containers and which bulbs will deliver the biggest punch. With a little forward planning, you can plant a container with bulbs and winter bedding for flowers from October to June.

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Harvest Time

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oak Tree Barn, Frys lane, Burrington
Bristol, BS40 7AD United Kingdom
£95

Using acorns, berries and hips plus other items which you can forage learn how you can make a larger truly seasonal display. These displays are perfect in front of a fireplace or displayed on a piece of furniture. Make sure you have plenty of space on the back seat of the car to take your arrangement home!

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Easy Bulbs & Quick Containers for Winter

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£95

A few well-planted, and well chosen, containers can transform a garden. And bulbs are an almost effortless way of achieving maximum colour for minimum investment. This full day workshop will explain how to plant crowd-pleasing containers and which bulbs will deliver the biggest punch. With a little forward planning, you can plant a container with bulbs and winter bedding for flowers from October to June.

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October 2018

Creative Plans

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

Does your garden need pulling together? Have you struggled to create an overall layout that works for you? This day long workshop reveals a tried and tested method for planning a garden that will connect your garden to the house and make the garden feel much bigger. We will be looking at the fundamental garden design principles and spend some time thinking about how to use geometry in your garden. By the end of the day you will have created…

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Planning Planting

October 11 @ 10:00 am
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map

Venue: Mells Walled Garden Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. We focus in particular on herbaceous perennials, the flowers that we rely on for months of colour in the border. At the end of…

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Which Vase?

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oak Tree Barn, Frys lane, Burrington
Bristol, BS40 7AD United Kingdom
£95

A workshop that shows you how you can add scent to any arrangement by using not just scented flowers such as a rose or lilies but also common garden grown herbs. You will learn how to weave herbs through your arrangement to make a simple posy to perfume a bedroom, infuse the living room or adorn the kitchen table.

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November 2018

Creative Plans

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£95

Does your garden need pulling together? Have you struggled to create an overall layout that works for you? This day long workshop reveals a tried and tested method for planning a garden that will connect your garden to the house and make the garden feel much bigger. We will be looking at the fundamental garden design principles and spend some time thinking about how to use geometry in your garden. By the end of the day you will have created…

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Classic colour combining

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oak Tree Barn, Frys lane, Burrington
Bristol, BS40 7AD United Kingdom
£95

By knowing what goes well together you can buy every day supermarket flowers and turn them into a truly special arrangement. This workshop is a combination of demonstration and hands on practice. You will see how to make 4 perfect arrangements; Classic White and green, vintage English Meadow for a loose mixed colour arrangement, timeless purple and white, and the single colour knockout. You will have a go at making your own hand tied posy and come away with an…

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December 2018

Style your Home

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oak Tree Barn, Frys lane, Burrington
Bristol, BS40 7AD United Kingdom
£95

Get your home ready for the seasonal festivities with simple beautiful adornments for the inside of your home. A swag of fresh foliage to deck the home and a pretty display on the mantel piece will set the scene ready for Santa.

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It’s Christmas

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oak Tree Barn, Frys lane, Burrington
Bristol, BS40 7AD United Kingdom
£95

It’s that time of year again when you get to have a minced pie and glass of mulled wine whilst you create your own welcoming door decoration. Using traditional greenery and seasonal treats from the hedgerow you can make your wreath as wild and natural as you dare.

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It’s Christmas

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oak Tree Barn, Frys lane, Burrington
Bristol, BS40 7AD United Kingdom
£95

It’s that time of year again when you get to have a minced pie and glass of mulled wine whilst you create your own welcoming door decoration. Using traditional greenery and seasonal treats from the hedgerow you can make your wreath as wild and natural as you dare.

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Phone Michelle for garden workshops - 07974 306488

Phone Louise for floral craft - 07929 253942

Email - info@thecraftygardeners.co.uk