Gather & Design: Roses (November – Sunday Option)

$ 185.00 inc. GST

We’re hoping the roses will be in full bloom for this special Gather & Design workshop with Rosie from Rose Tinted Flowers. Using your own custom-made vase from local island potter Jane Burn, Rosie will guide you through making a gorgeous centrepiece arrangement, using flowers you have freshly harvested from Nourish Gardens Flower Farm. 

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This is a practical hands on workshop, where you will be able to harvest flowers from the gardens and flower farm at Nourish Gardens under the guidance of owner Christy. Rosie from Rose Tinted Flowers will demonstrate a variety of tips and techniques for arranging flowers, then you will be able to practice what you have learnt. At the end of the workshop you will be able to take home your own beautifully styled arrangement, in your own unique ceramic vase. 

 

Waiheke Island potter Jane Burn will create vases especially for this workshop. Owner of Island Coffee, and the cafe The Annex, multi-talented Jane’s ceramic exhibitions are always a sold out affair, and her works are much treasured. 

 

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

    • Christy’s favourite roses and spring flowers for cutting
    • Harvesting and post-harvest tips to keep flowers fresher for longer
    • How to design centrepiece arrangements, foam free
    • Tips and techniques for creating different styles, with a focus on natural methods

 

DATE & TIME:

Sunday 10 November

10am – 1pm

 

LOCATION:

Nourish Gardens at Owhanake Bay Estate

Waiheke Island, NZ

 

TUTORS:

Rosie: Rose Tinted Flowers

Owner of renowned Auckland florist shop Rose Tinted Flowers, which also specialises in weddings and events. Rosie’s floral style is drawn from growing up in the countryside where rambling wildflowers were abundant, leading to her wild and romantic florals. Rosie is also passionate about being kind to the earth, and reducing the negative environmental impacts of the flower industry.  

 

Christy: Nourish Gardens

Christy is a teacher and gardener and loves to combine these two passions. Christy owns a flower farm as part of Nourish Gardens located in the beautiful Owhanake Bay on Waiheke Island that specialises in unique sustainably grown flowers

 

COST:

$185 per person. This includes tuition, all flowers and foliage which you will use to create your own arrangements to take home, a custom-made Jane Burn vase,  and a delicious morning tea by Waiheke’s own Little Tart Bakery.

 

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WHAT TO BRING:

Dress suitably for the expected weather conditions, which can be very changeable at this time of year. Please wear shoes that are suitable for uneven ground, and that may get dirty. Optional additional items to bring will be provided on your downloadable enrolment information pack once purchase has been made.

 
LOCATION, DIRECTIONS & PARKING:

Information about location, directions and parking will be provided on your downloadable enrolment information pack once purchase has been made.

 
CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation of workshop & event fees are only accepted in unusual circumstances. Please contact us directly to discuss if needed.

 
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