Workshops

2018 DATES

Please be aware that all workshops take place in horticultural settings where ground is uneven and muddy. If you would like to attend a workshop and have any particular accessibility needs, please contact liz@cotswoldposypatch.com before booking to discuss your requirements.

How to Grow Your Own Cut Flowers

Date: Saturday 20th October

Time: 10am-1pm

Cost: £40 per person

Location: The Reddings, Cheltenham

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about planning the garden for next year. If you love flowers and have ever thought about incorporating a cut flower patch into your garden then this is the course for you. We’ll cover all you need to know to get growing beautiful blooms for cutting and arranging. Throughout the session, I’ll share lots of the handy tips I’ve picked up along the way as my flower business has grown and developed.

A quick-start guide, complementary cut-flower seeds and refreshments are included in the cost of the workshop. £40 per person.

To book, please email liz@cotswoldposypatch.com

Dried Flower Wreath Making

Date: Saturday 10th November

Time: 10:30am – 12 noon  or   2-3:30pm (we are running a morning and afternoon session so please specifiy which you would prefer when booking)

Cost: £35

Location: TBC (either The Reddings, Cheltenham or Primrose Vale Farm Shop site)

Dried flowers are making a comeback and it’s not difficult to see why. Many of the flowers we grow in our gardens are suitable for drying and can be combined to beautiful effect to create long lasting floral arrangements. In this workshop, you’ll learn the skills needed to make a gorgeous wreath of dried flowers to take away with you. All tools and materials will be provided, along with light refreshments.

Booking contact details: liz@cotswoldposypatch.com

Evening Christmas Wreath Making

Date: Friday 30th November and Wednesday 12th December

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Cost: £45

Location: The Reddings, Cheltenham

Always a popular festive activity, wreath making is a great way to get you in the mood for Christmas. In this relaxed, sociable workshop, you will learn how to make a traditional moss based wreath using gorgeous British grown evergreen foliage. You will then be shown how to decorate your wreath with beautiful embellishments such as ribbon, pinecones, dried fruit, cinnamon sticks, feathers, baubles and much more. Everything you need to make a stunning Christmas wreath to take home with you will be provided. Please wrap up warm in clothes you don’t mind getting mucky. Refreshments provided.

Booking contact details: Liz Fallon 07841126495 or liz@cotswoldposypatch.com

Morning Christmas Wreath Making

Date: Saturday 8th December and Saturday 15th December

Time: 9:30am – 1pm

Cost: £45

Location: The Reddings, Cheltenham

Always a popular festive activity, wreath making is a great way to get you in the mood for Christmas. In this relaxed, sociable workshop, you will learn how to make a traditional moss based wreath using gorgeous British grown evergreen foliage. You will then be shown how to decorate your wreath with beautiful embellishments such as ribbon, pinecones, dried fruit, cinnamon sticks, feathers, baubles and much more. Everything you need to make a stunning Christmas wreath to take home with you will be provided. Please wrap up warm in clothes you don’t mind getting mucky. Refreshments provided.

Booking contact details: Liz Fallon 07841126495 or liz@cotswoldposypatch.com

Christmas Garland Making

Date: Friday 21st December

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Cost: £50

Location: The Reddings, Cheltenham

Learn how to make one of The Cotswold Posy Patch’s signature festive garlands (as featured recently in English Home Magazine) from mixed evergreens and conifers embellished with pinecones, cinnamon, berries, seed and other decorations. Perfect for dressing your Christmas table, mantelpiece or banister and enjoying the best of the winter garden inside during the festive season. Everything you need to make a stunning Christmas garland to take home with you will be provided. Please wrap up warm in clothes you don’t mind getting mucky.

Booking contact details: Liz Fallon 07841126495 or liz@cotswoldposypatch.com

Workshops coming up in 2019:

Arrange Your Own Wedding Flowers – bouquets, buttonholes and simple centrepieces

Bespoke Tailored Wedding Flowers Sessions

Flower Crown

Glass Pedestal Bowl Centrepiece

Floral wreath

Hand-tied bouquet

Dried Wreath

Christmas Wreath

Christmas Garland

Dates TBC. Register your interest in any of the above now by emailing liz@cotswoldposypatch.com