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Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Tuesdays 1.00 -3.30 pm Gardening for Wellbeing Many studies now prove that gardening and being outdoors can greatly improve wellbeing, both physically and emotionally. We have lots of different garden areas at Fieldcrest, mainly divided into individual uses/themes and welcome volunteers who would like to spend a few hours a week gardening. The land is flat and fairly easy to work. What will volunteers do? We have a group of lovely volunteers who come along on a Tuesday afternoon to help in the garden and do a variety of gardening jobs, plus recording, photographing and propagating. Do I need...

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Papercraft – cards, boxes, scrapbooking

Diane is a very experienced and talented crafter and demonstrator from Wirral who runs a variety of classes here at Fieldcrest – including crafting some lovely garden flower cards! Classes are friendly and fun with everything provided, so come along and...

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Anyone for Tea? Growing Herbs for Herbal Teas

Available: Summer Duration: Morning or afternoon Price: £15 including tea/coffee and course notes Flowers and herbs make refreshing and healthy teas (tisanes). Herbal teas have been drunk for pleasure and health for hundreds of years and on this course Chris will show you which herbs to grow or buy to make a variety of delicious herbal teas. Everyone will make their own teas, accompanied by some homemade tasty...

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Growing and Using Herbs Workshop

Available: Spring & Summer Duration: Morning (10:30am – 1pm) or afternoon (1pm – 3pm) Price: £20 including tea/coffee and course notes Until fairly recently, herbs have been quite neglected in our gardens, but recently there has been a revival in growing and using herbs. So, instead of buying them ready packed from supermarkets, why not try growing your own fresh and chemical free plants? This course is for people who can recognise the main herbs but would like to widen their knowledge of herbs in general and also learn about the ways that herbs can be used. In the course we will: Identify a variety of herbs, mainly culinary,...

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Fieldcrest Garden Club

Garden, socialise and learn at our relaxed Thursday morning group.

2018 Courses

Take a look at our exciting course and workshop programme

Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Join our group of lovely volunteers, learn new skills while meeting new people

Fresh Cut Flowers

New from June 2018! Call in to Fieldcrest on Tuesday and Friday afternoons to buy a gorgeous bouquet of fresh cut flowers from the garden