Learn to grow your own dried flowers and create your own
dried flower wreath

1st April sat 10-5pm

Course Description:

Join Sarah of Willow and WIld Farm, a horticulturalist and all round flower fanatic to
learn the art of Dried Flowers. Sarah trained as a horticulturist in UCD and has many
years experience in the horticulture sector. Having always had a creative side and a
passion for sustainability she embarked on the path of dried flowers.
Sarah embraces the naturalistic style of wreath making using flowers and foliage we
can all grow in our gardens or forage from the fields.
Sarah will take you step by step how to grow and create your own dried flower
wreath. From some simple flowers to and foliage to grow and dry, the tools and
techniques to dry flowers, and of course how to create your own beautiful Autumn
wreath.
All materials and tools provided, each person will take home their own unique
wreath.
Course Outline.
● Meet and Greet over some tea and scones.
● Get the day started in Fionas lovely glass house where you will learn how to
sow and pot on some of the best flowers for drying. Then its time to pull on
the wellies and see how to prepare your beds and learn how to direct sow
flower seeds
● Learn the fundamentals and techniques required to dry your own flowers
● After lunch you will learn how to create your own dried flower wreath,
including how to create your own natural wreath base