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Make your own Terrarium with Jar and Fern

Two workshops today at the Greenhouses where you can join Jar and Fern  to make your own miniature self-watering garden in a glass jar.  The first workshop will be on Demijohn Terrariums (11.30 to 1.15). The second workshop will be on Jar Terrariums (2.15 to 3.30)

Learn about the fascinating history of Terrariums, how to care for them and the ideal plants to fill them with. You will be provided with everything you need to create your own little ecosystem, we will have a range of plants for you to choose from including Fittonia, Fern and Bun Moss as well as a large sealable glass jar.

We will guide you through creating your own terrarium which will be all yours to take home at the end of the session.

Booking essential.  For more detail and for payment, go to www.jarandfern.co.uk/workshops

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How to Summer Prune Stone Fruits

The dry window of summer is the right time to prune your stone fruits.

In this Creative Garden workshop, Cat will teach you how to prune apricots, plums, cherries, green gauges and other stone fruit trees.

You will learn all about how best to approach the “3 Ds” – diseased, damaged and dying branches –  and how to create nice open structures in trees to ensure successful harvests for the following year.

 

This workshop is free but so that we know you are coming, please do book.

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Make your own Terrarium with Jar and Fern

Two workshops today at the Greenhouses where you can join Jar and Fern  to make your own miniature self-watering garden in a glass jar.  The first workshop will be on Demijohn Terrariums (11.30 to 1.15). The second workshop will be on Jar Terrariums (2.15 to 3.30)

Learn about the fascinating history of Terrariums, how to care for them and the ideal plants to fill them with. You will be provided with everything you need to create your own little ecosystem, we will have a range of plants for you to choose from including Fittonia, Fern and Bun Moss as well as a large sealable glass jar.

We will guide you through creating your own terrarium which will be all yours to take home at the end of the session.

Booking essential.  For more detail and for payment, go to www.jarandfern.co.uk/workshops

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How to take Semi-ripe Cuttings

In Cat’s seventh Creative Garden workshop, you will learn how to take semi-ripe cuttings from herb stems in our herb garden.

This workshop will be a mixture of the theoretical and the practical as to take successful cuttings it is helpful to understand about the different kinds of cells and tissues in stems. Understanding about the inner working of stems will greatly increase your success with cuttings.  Soon you will find yourself able to generate masses of great new plants from cuttings – an incredibly satisfying thing to be able to do!

This workshop is free but so that we know you are coming, please do book.

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Green Woodworking Sunday Club

The Green Woodworking Group at BPCG make things from green wood (freshly cut-down trees) using hand tools and traditional methods. Working with axes, knives, chisels etc., Green Woodworking is about getting to know and creatively responding to wood; making functional objects – spoons, spatulas, chairs, stools and much more. We have a pole lathe and shaving horse, a few tools and a fair amount of wood.

If you have attended one of our Green Woodworking Introductory weekends or have already been trained by us in Green Woodworking on another occasion, please book for this Club Session.

And don’t worry if this one is booked up as more sessions are coming soon!

You’ll need to be over 18. Please wear stout shoes (no flip-flops, sandals, canvas shoes).

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