Floral foundations: floral arrangements

Bring out your inner florist and join senior gardener Franziska’s hands-on cut flower course!

Join senior gardener and florist Franziska for a series of workshops exploring everything cut flower related. From seed sowing to bouquet tying, Franziska will guide you through the seasons sharing theoretical knowledge as you gain hands-on experience creating beautiful natural pieces to take home!

This week:

3 August 2023: Flowers for your summer party

In this session, prepare to discover some summer inspiration as we look at:

  • Are you having afternoon tea or dinner party?  Learn the skills which make all the difference for your next celebration: Get inspired by the bounty of colours and texture of our summer cutting garden and translate it into your personal, flowery table setting
  • You will be shown sustainable techniques to create a table display and get the chance to celebrate your own creativity.
  • A small table deco can be taken home
  • August’s jobs coming up in the flower patch. What is at its peak?

Up next:

7 September 2023: Crowning the end of summer

As we move closer to the end of the season, we’ll be covering the following topics:

  • What is in season? What jobs are coming up in your September cut flower garden?
  • During a stroll through our garden, learn what plant material suits best for flower crowns and floral wreaths
  • Learn sustainable skills and techniques on how to wind your very own crown
  • Wear and take home your creation and celebrate the intense colours of late summer!