Author: Sarah Davies

This week in the Garden 19 November 2018

It’s getting ever closer to December, which means it is time to start thinking about Christmas! Here at Fieldcrest we are busy planning our decorations including Christmas wreaths – and we are looking forward to our wreath workshops in a few weeks’ time. As many of our regular visitors might have already crafted a particular type of wreath last year, this year we’re offering three different types of wreath workshops  –  willow, moss based and a plastic backed florist foam one. Yes, I must be mad!!! There is a lovely Christmas feeling in our wooden Garden room at this time of year,...

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Christmas Wreath Making – book now!

We’re taking bookings for our Christmas wreath making course – book now to join the festive fun! This year we have two options – three scheduled dates or a book your own option. Our scheduled dates are: Willow wreath workshop on Thursday 6th December, where Richard Joynson, local willow grower and constructor, will be on hand to provide the willow and help out.  2-4pm. £22 per person. Plastic backed foam and foliage wreath on Friday 7th December. 10.30am – 12.30 pm. £22 per person. Moss based wreath on Thursday 13th December. 2-4pm. £22 per person. Alternatively, we’re excited to have a flexible...

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Christmas Wreath Making 7 December 2018 – FULLY BOOKED

Sorry this course is now fully booked. Take a look at our other Christmas Wreath course dates Join us for a festive wreath making course on Friday 7th December with Chris Davies. Lasting two hours, this course will show you learn how to choose materials and assemble a beautiful festive wreath which you’ll take away with you, just in time to add the finishing touch to your Christmas decorations. Create a lovely individual wreath for your door or table using fresh foliage, cones and berries from Fieldcrest. We’ll be using a plastic backed ring which is easy to use, and won’t scratch...

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Wreath Making – Christmas 2018

Christmas will soon be here! Following the success of our Christmas courses last year, we are excited to offer bookable wreath making workshops for groups to choose from in November and early December with a number of dates/times available to suit your availability. Dates are going fast so get in touch asap to book your session. You’ll need a minimum of five people so why not invite your friends and kick off the festive season together! We will be making either willow or moss wreaths using plants, berries and cones from the garden or you can bring along your own...

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Autumn is in the air

While Autumn means things slow down a bit in the garden there’s still penty to do before the winter. Here are some top tips and if you want more, come along to one of our classes or mini talks (click on the links for more info) Plant spring bulbs, including crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths, bluebells and snake’s-head fritillaries in pots and borders Collect ripe seeds from your favourite flowers and store in labelled envelopes, ready to sow in spring. Mini talk 4th September Take cuttings from fuchsias, salvias and pelargoniums. Mini talk 11th September   Keep summer bedding flowering in hanging...

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