This is a practical hands on workshop, where you will be able to harvest flowers and foliage from the gardens and flower farm at Nourish Gardens under the guidance of owner Christy. Felicity from Felicity Jones Floristry 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 arrangements.
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
- Suitable garden plants for arrangements
- Harvesting and post-harvest tips to keep flowers fresher for longer
- How to design bouquets arrangements for gifting and vases
- Tips and techniques for creating different styles, with a focus on natural methods
DATE & TIME:
Tuesday 17 September
9.30am – 12.30pm
Nourish Gardens at Owhanake Bay Estate
Waiheke Island, NZ
Felicity: Felicity Jones Floristry
The garden and the natural world beyond provide the inspiration for all Felicity’s creative endeavours. A deep appreciation of flowers, and the time and energy required to grow them sustainably influence every aspect of her work. She loves the sometimes imperfect stems of garden grown and foraged flora, allowing their natural form to shape her intuitive designs.
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
$95 per person. This includes tuition, and all flowers and foliage which you will use to create your own arrangements to take home, and a delicious morning tea by Waiheke’s own Little Tart Bakery.