Grow School: Summer Cut Flowers (October – Tuesday Option)

$ 75.00 inc. GST

Learn how to grow an abundance of summer flowers for creating your own beautiful arrangements and bouquets. Includes specific varieties to choose, tips and techniques for successful growing and harvesting, and how to care for your flowers once they have been cut. 

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Practical instruction will take place on our own flower farm. At the end of the workshop you will have a ‘take home’ pack of a range of seeds, seedlings and plants to help establish your own productive cut flower garden.

 

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Planning a summer cutting garden
  • Specific growing information for a variety of annual & perennial cut flowers
  • Cut flower propagation – growing from seeds, cuttings and other methods
  • Harvesting and post-harvest tips to keep flowers fresher for longer

 

DATE & TIME: 

Tuesday 8 October
9.30am-12.30pm

 

LOCATION:

Nourish Gardens at Owhanake Bay Estate

Waiheke Island, NZ

 

TUTOR:

Christy Ralphs

Christy is a teacher and gardener and loves to combine these two passions. Nourish Gardens includes a diversified small scale flower farm located in the beautiful Owhanake Bay on Waiheke Island.

 

COST:

$75 per person. This includes course resource materials, a ‘take home’ pack of a range of flower seeds, seedlings and plants to get you growing, and morning tea from 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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