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Gardening, Floristry and Foraging

If you want to harvest bumper crops from your vegetable garden & nurture the finest blooms in your herbaceous border, develop your creative flair with flowers or become a learned forager and utilise all the wild food growing in our hedgerows, then these are the workshops for you!

Using the wonderful gardens and grounds at Bay Tree Cottage, our selection of Gardening Workshops will help you get the most out of your own garden whatever it's size!

We are delighted to welcome Melanie Ridgway from Amelia Blooms, a local and accomplished florists, to Bay Tree Cottage this year to run a series of Floristry Workshops.

Finally with an abundant ‘free’ harvest growing in our hedgerows and fields, our Foraging Workshops will inspire you to don your wellies and get collecting!

Unless otherwise stated, timings for all workshops are as follows:

One day workshops - 9.30am to 3pm (includes homemade lunch and refreshments).

Half day workshops - 9.30am to 12.30pm (includes homemade cake and refreshments).

Half day cookery Workshops with lunch - 9.30am to 1.30pm (Monday to Friday) or 10am to 2pm (Saturdays) (includes refreshments as well as the lunch).

Evening workshops - 7pm to 9pm (includes homemade cake and refreshments).

    October 2014

  1. Harvest and Halloween Flowers

    Harvest and Halloween Flowers

    Thursday 23 October (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £45.00

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    Whether you are looking to create some spooky flowers for Halloween, a stunning arrangement for Harvest Festival, or a simple centre piece for a dinner party, this half day workshop will show you how to incorporate all the wonderful floral materials on our doorsteps into a stunning rustic and rural flower arrangements.
  2. November 2014

  3. Contemporary Flowers

    Contemporary Flowers

    Thursday 20 November (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £45.00

    This half- day floristry workshop is perfect for lovers of everything modern and contemporary who would like to learn how to create beautiful stylish floral designs for their home.
  4. December 2014

  5. Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Saturday 6 December (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £40.00

    Whether your style is natural, rustic, glitz or glam, come and join us for this morning workshop and make a beautiful Christmas Wreath to welcome all your guests this festive season!
  6. Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Sunday 7 December (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £40.00

    Whether your style is natural, rustic, glitz or glam, come and join us for this morning workshop and make a beautiful Christmas Wreath to welcome all your guests this festive season!
  7. Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Saturday 13 December (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £40.00

    Whether your style is natural, rustic, glitz or glam, come and join us for this morning workshop and make a beautiful Christmas Wreath to welcome all your guests this festive season!
  8. Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Christmas Wreaths (morning workshop)

    Sunday 14 December (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £40.00

    Whether your style is natural, rustic, glitz or glam, come and join us for this morning workshop and make a beautiful Christmas Wreath to welcome all your guests this festive season!
  9. Christmas Flowers

    Christmas Flowers

    Thursday 18 December (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £45.00

    Join us for this festive half-day workshop and discover how to create some beautiful Christmas flower arrangements for your home that will impress all your friends and family who come to visit over the festive season.
  10. January 2015

  11. Pruning Fruit Trees

    Pruning Fruit Trees

    Friday 23 January (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £35.00

    Pruning is an essential part of the maintenance of your fruit tree or bush, but it is also a bewildering subject! This half day work shop will show you how to prune and care for your fruit trees to ensure that they remain healthy and yield maximum crops.
  12. February 2015

  13. Pruning Fruit Trees

    Pruning Fruit Trees

    Saturday 7 February (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £35.00

    Pruning is an essential part of the maintenance of your fruit tree or bush, but it is also a bewildering subject! This half day work shop will show you how to prune and care for your fruit trees to ensure that they remain healthy and yield maximum crops.