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"Doing the Flowers - with Sue Eldridge"
For the Home from the Garden.
Pick and arrange foliage, small branches, grasses and berries, then add seasonal flowers for a therapeutic and relaxing experience.
 

Small groups of 8 or less
Friendly experienced doyenne of the
Chelsea Flower Show
An ideal gift for a lover of flowers

ALL "FLOWER ARRANGEMENT COURSES" last for three hours and cost £60 per session.

SPECIAL OFFERS - Book 3 workshops or classes,
only pay £150.
or
Introduce and book with a friend
and one of you will only pay half price!

  ALL MATERIALS & REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED in price.
Suitable for beginners and experienced arrangers alike.
 
 
 
The Flower School - Details & Dates 2018

 
 
  Spring Flowers - A New Start   Course F1-18
 

This year's winter chill has been slow to leave us, so rejoice, it's spring.

Discover how to tame the graceful yet wayward tulips, and how to deal with the hollow-stemmed narcissus.

Make little posies of delights to decorate the Easter table or to give as gifts.












Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.

17th March Saturday   2pm – 5pm £60
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  Summer Flowers - Experience the Warmth and Richness of the Season

Course F2-18
 
As our gardens give us the season's richness, let's develop our arranging skills to the full.

Seize the opportunity and use the abundance that summer can offer. Create intoxicating and imaginative displays of flowers and foliage.








Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
2nd June Saturday   2pm – 5pm  
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  Herbs - Our Friends throughout the Ages   Course F3-18
 
Whether it's for flavour, scent or medicine, herbs have played an important part in our lives for thousands of years.

Learn the secrets and history surrounding these understated plants.

Discover how herbs can be grown amongst the plants in your garden. Make a traditional 'tussie -mussie' or a herb basket to take home.








Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
7th July Saturday   2pm – 5pm  
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  Ikebana - Flower arranging in the Japanese Style   Course F4-18
 
The Japanese, gifted with a country rich in many types of horticulture, are recognised masters of formal flower arrangement.

Learn how to appreciate the simplest forms. Discover how to use just a few flowers and branches in the most meaningful way.

Prepare to be relaxed!










Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
15th September  Saturday 2pm – 5pm  
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  The Glory of Autumn with Flowers   Course F5-18
 
Autumn Flowers - Using seasonal materials to bring nature inside.


A time to cherish the wonders of the season, to admire and embrace the colours that the garden offers and bring them indoors to enjoy.







Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
20th October  Saturday 2pm – 5pm  
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  Christmas - Deck the Halls - 1   Course F6-18
 


Preparing for Christmas with door rings and wreaths, let us not forget the joys of swags, garlands, and posies.

While autumn has passed to winter, our gardens and the countryside still harbour a rich selection plant material for us to collect and use.

Holly, ivy and our country's rich selection of greenery supply us with a wonderful choice of creative materials.

This year include bedrooms and bathrooms, or any room you choose!
The focus today is on wreaths for tables and to hang on doors.



Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
1st December Saturday   2pm – 5pm  
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  Christmas - Deck the Halls - 2   Course F7-18
 
It's a time to enjoy traditional extravagance and all that Christmas can bring from the natural winter garden.

Try holly and ivy mixed with interesting and inspiring materials from the garden and see how it can produce beautiful decorations for the home that will ease us through the season’s stress.

Table decorations both modern and vintage. Swags and mantle pieces. So much seasonal inspiration; three hours of joy and relaxation.



Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
Please note that this is a morning session to enable you to get home in the light
8th December Saturday   10.30am – 1.30pm  
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  Beat the January Blues - 2019
  Course F01-19
 
A workshop to lift the spirits and beat the winter blues. Come and cheer yourself up in this bleak month with some joyful flower therapy.













Includes Jill’s homemade refreshments.
Please note that this is a morning session to enable you to get home in the light.
19th January 2019   Saturday   10.30am – 1.30pm  
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Your Tutor - Sue Eldridge

‘Doing the Flowers ’
With Sue Eldridge,tutor and doyenne of Chelsea Flower Show
Suitable for beginners and experienced arrangers alike.
All materials included in price.


Bringing the natural beauty of the garden into the home
Did you know gardeners and florists are top the list of the happiest people? Come along to one of our sessions and see for yourself.
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