Spring Pruning Workshop

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Saturday 17 or Saturday 24 February  10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m.

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

It’s pruning time!

Are you thinking about pruning your roses and cutting back perennials – or is the art of pruning a mystery which fills you with fear?

Then our Spring Pruning Workshop is for you!

Over coffee, cake and lots of chat in our workshop and garden, you’ll be able to

  • have hands-on practice in rose and clematis pruning,
  • divide perennials
  • make dogwood supports,
  • learn about propagating softwood cuttings

 

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Mothers Day hand-tied posies

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Saturday 10 March 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m or 2.00 p.m – 5.00 p.m 

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Come and make that extra special gift for Mother’s Day with a unique hand-tied posy! Or even bring your Mum along too and spend time learning how to make gorgeous posies together.

During this workshop you will learn about picking and conditioning British homegrown country flowers and how to use them in posies and bouquets.

You’ll also discover the right foliage to compliment the flowers and the best way to display your beautifully finished posy.

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Easter Spring Wreaths

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Saturday 24 March 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m.

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Using fresh foliage and seasonal flowers, create a beautiful spring wreath for your home.

Using Willow, Dogwood, Birch and Alder we will be making natural wreath bases and decorating them with fresh flowers, foliage, ribbons and maybe even an occasional Easter egg! Learn about picking and conditioning spring flowers and biennials for posies, wreaths or garlands.

All materials are supplied.

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Growing Flowers in your Garden for Cutting

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Saturday 7 April 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m.

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Whether you want to create a whole new area in your garden for cutting flowers, or just dot them through an existing border, this workshop will teach you the best varieties to grow to ensure continual flowers until the first frosts. Using shrubs and perennials you can have cut flowers in the house throughout the year!

Learn about seeds, seedlings and planting out, how to get the best from your flower garden. Get experience of cutting and conditioning flowers and how best to arrange your beautiful homegrown blooms!

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Hand-tying Posies

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Saturday 12 May or Saturday 19 May 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m.

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Create pretty posies for display or even as wedding flowers.

During this workshop you will learn about picking and conditioning British homegrown country flowers and how to use them in posies and bouquets.

You’ll also discover the right foliage to compliment the flowers and the best way to display your beautifully finished posy.

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Propagation

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Saturday 28 July 10am – 1pm

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Learn how to propagate and create new plants for free! A chance to take cuttings from the garden here and grow new plants using a variety of techniques including softwood cuttings, splitting, root layering and division.  Come and join us for chat, tips and advice and of course lots of tea and homemade cake! Grow more in your garden for free!

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Gardening with Bulbs

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Saturday 6 October 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Now is the time to plant bulbs for a stunning Spring display. Narcissi, tulips, crocus and allium can all be used for brilliant early Spring interest and colour.

Whether you want to put these wonderful flowers in garden borders or pots, this workshop will teach you the best way to use them, and where to place them for maximum effect.

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Designing and planting a border

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Saturday 20 October   10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m 

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

If you want to learn how to create the perfect border, this workshop is an excellent way to get  you started.

From woodland to gravel gardens, bogs to stone walls, each situation is perfect for certain plants. Whether you have a hot and dry bed, or a cool and shady one, we will look at plants that will thrive in both!

During the morning you will learn about:

  • aspect, soil, conditions and planting methods
  • texture, form and habit
  • how to put plants together in an interesting and creative way

N.B. If you have a particular bed you are planning to replant, please bring along photos.

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Christmas Wreaths

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Saturday 1 December 10am – 1pm SORRY SOLD OUT!

Saturday 1 December 2pm – 5pm 

Saturday 8 December 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m


Thursday 6 December or Thursday 13 December 6.30 – 9.30 p.m

Upper Harris,
Rockhampton

Christmas is coming!

Learn how to make a Christmas wreath using fresh seasonal foliage, cones, berries and ribbons.  Cost £45 with mulled wine and festive nibbles included.

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Christmas Table decorations

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Saturday 8 December 2.00 – 5.00pm

Upper Harris, Rockhampton

Come along for an afternoon of pre-Christmas fun learning how to make your own Christmas Table Decorations using fresh foliage, flowers, seed heads, berries and dried fruits. With a glass of mulled wine and homemade mince pies included, this workshop costs £45.

Spaces will be limited so please book early!

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