2018 Farm Workshops

So, in my last post, I announced my intention to post twice a month. That was in May. It’s now the end of July. In the past, I would likely be unkind to myself about not meeting my own expectations. Now I simply see this as something that happens regularly in a life beset by all sorts of interruptions to our plans, and I’m feeling okay about missing the original mark. Nevertheless, I do want to apologize if you have been missing my posts.

Perhaps in the fall/winter I will find more time to wax lyrical and philosophical about the farm and gardening in general, but this post is simply practical. I wanted to announce the farm’s workshop schedule. You’ll find the details below, but if you need more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me via email at Becky@Bloomsburylanefarm.com. I have started the process of drying materials for the very popular Dried Floral Wreath workshops, and I am so excited about the goodies you’ll get to choose from.

I will post all of these workshops on the online shop in one week, but I do need to give my bouquet members a head start in signing up in the meantime. Please do pay close attention to the locations, as we are spending one morning at Junk Mama’s in Fayetteville.

Also, let me simply call everyone’s attention to the fact that workshops filled up within a day or two last year, so stay on your toes! I added a second Dried Floral Wreath workshop this year to account for how quickly it filled up last year and to (hopefully) eliminate the waiting list that I had to keep.

Hand-Tied Flower Bouquets
Location: Bloomsbury Lane Farm
Date: Saturday, 25 August
Time: 9:30-11:00 am (because it’s blazing hot in August)
Cost: $35
Details: Learn how to select the right mix of floral materials and assemble your own hand-tied bouquet. The flowers, of course, will be provided, as will coffee, tea, and a light brunch.
# of Seats Available: 15

 

Arranging Flowers in a Compote (wide footed vase)
Location: Bloomsbury Lane Farm
Date: Thursday, 13 September
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Cost: $55
Details: All supplies to make your glorious floral arrangement will be provided, to include the compote, the mechanicals (to help the flowers sit in the right place), and flowers. We’ll also sip on some lovely sangria and nibble on heavy hors d’oeuvres. We’ll have the barn all lit up for the evening.
# of Seats Available: 15

 

Dried Floral Wreath Workshop (I)
Location: Junk Mama’s in Fayetteville
Date: Saturday, 20 October
Time: 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Cost: $40
Details: All supplies to make your beautiful wreaths will be provided, to include the wreath, ribbon, wiring, and dried flowers.
# of Seats Available: 10

 

Pumpkin Arrangements
Location: Bloomsbury Lane Farm
Date: Sunday, 21 October
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $45
Details: Learn all of the tricks to making your own beautiful fall centerpiece using a pumpkin as your vessel before our average last frost date arrives on the 25th! Pumpkins, floral foam, and flowers provided, though I will prep the pumpkins for you in advance and just tell you how I did it. And as this workshop is at the perfect time for afternoon tea, that’s just what we’ll do!
# of Seats Available: 15

 

Dried Floral Wreath Workshop (II)
Location: Bloomsbury Lane Farm
Date: Saturday, 10 November
Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Cost: $45
Details: Same details as the first workshop at Junk Mama’s, but we’ll have warm beverages and a light brunch on the farm.
# of Seats Available: 15

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