Plant Support Workshop

Join Lorraine for a half-day or full-day, outdoor craft workshop and make a selection of plant supports you can be proud of! The workshop is set within the picturesque location of Birtley Woodland Art Space. We will use Willow or Hazel to create our plant supports, a large majority of these materials are coppiced and harvested locally.

The Workshop

Our full-day workshop will provide you with sufficient time to make a mini-Obelisk as well as a large Obelisk plus either a large decorative Trellis, Cylindrical Plant Support or Cloche! We use various styles of weaving to create the plant supports, we will demonstrate these styles on the day and happy for you to be creative with your own designs!

In our morning workshop, you will be able to choose from one of the following options:

A mini-Obelisk plus a large Obelisk

A mini-Obelisk plus a Cylindrical Plant Support.

 

In our afternoon workshop, you will be able to choose from one of the following options:

 

A decorative Trellis

A mini Obelisk and Cylindrical Plant Support

Mini Obelisk and Cloche

Two Cloches.

 

Time

Full-day workshop: - 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (includes a 1-hour break for lunch)

Morning workshop: 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. (2.5 hours)

Afternoon workshop: 1.30 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. (2.5 hours)

Included

All materials

Tea, Coffee and biscuits

 

Suitability

The workshop is suitable for Adults and Teenagers only. You will be able to work independently or in pairs. This course is not suitable for those who may suffer from severe arthritis in their hands.

What should I wear?

We recommend you wear comfortable, outdoor clothing and footwear. You may also wish to bring a pair of gloves, to protect your hands. You may also wish to bring something to kneel on, and your own secateurs if you have them.

 

COVID 19 secure organisation

We would like to assure our visitors and trainees that we run COVID 19 secure events and have put together a list of procedures that we would like our visitors and staff to adhere to. Please see here for our COVID 19 policy and procedures: Health & Safety

 

Hedges & Hurdles reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

 

If the course is cancelled by the organiser for any reason we will contact you as soon as possible and will always endeavour to reschedule your booking for another date, however, if this is not possible a full refund will be provided.

Our full terms and conditions including our cancellation policy are available to view and agree when making a booking.