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March 2018

Thank You Mum

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Bristol, 66 Cairns Road
Bristol, BS6 7TH United Kingdom
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£95

Running a few days before Mothers’ Day, this is the perfect treat for that special person who loves flowers. Using fresh spring flowers, you will spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy. With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. This will be a lovely day to remember, with the bonus of a gorgeous gift posy at the end of the course to take…

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April 2018

Which Vase?

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Bristol, 66 Cairns Road
Bristol, BS6 7TH United Kingdom
£95

VENUE: Oak Tree Barn, Burrington.   This workshop looks at what shapes work best for what flowers and gives you a few ideas for ways to ring the changes with your tried and tested favourite vase. You will get to have a go yourself with what Louise calls her perfect vase – a jug!

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Planning Planting

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Special Plants, Greenway Lane, Cold Ashton
Chippenham, Wiltshire SN14 8LA United Kingdom
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£95

VENUE: Special Plants, SN14 8LA.   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. At the end of the day you will have completed your first planting plan and learned a straightforward method for doing the same…

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Spring Time Posy

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.  Learn how to make a simple hand tied posy with fresh seasonal spring flowers. In addition, we practice a fail safe way to wrap your arrangement so they turn into a beautiful gift bouquet. You will never be stuck for present ideas again!

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Planning Planting

April 26 @ 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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May 2018

Failsafe Plants

May 17 @ 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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Classic Colour Combining

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Central Bristol, 66 Cairns Road
Bristol, BS6 7TH United Kingdom
£95

VENUE: Oak Tree Barn, Burrington.    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…

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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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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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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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Autumn hand tied Posy workshop

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom
£55

Come and spend a relaxing morning playing with gorgeous autumn flowers and seasonal treats like hips and berries. On this half day workshop you will learn how to make a simple hand tied posy with step by step guidance and plenty of time to practise.

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Phone Michelle for garden workshops - 07974 306488

Phone Louise for floral craft - 07929 253942

Email - info@thecraftygardeners.co.uk