Chiswick Flower Market is approaching its first anniversary and to celebrate the occasion there are a number of bespoke, plant-based workshops available over the anniversary weekend, 4-5 September.
Treat yourself or buy one as a present for a mate.
Micro greens and winter growing with Chiswick House gardeners
Learn about vegetable and salad growing with the gardeners from Chiswick House. It may be the beginning of autumn, but there’s plenty that can be grown ahead of the winter months, for harvest now and into next year.
Saturday 4 September at 10.30 am in the Boston Room of George IV.
Lifelike Flowers Wreath & Candle Ring workshop
Immerse yourself in a floral wonderland, surrounded by the finest everlasting blooms and greens in this two-hour indoor wreath making workshop. Taught by international expert florist, Berta Strobl, learn about the art of preserving flowers and how to make your own wreath, using quality preserved and dried flowers.
Saturday 4 September at 2.00 pm in the Boston Room of George IV.
Caley Brothers Mushroom growing workshop
Love mushrooms? Like to grow some yourselves? Come and take part in this fun workshop with kids as a whole family experience at the Chiswick Flower Market. Make up your own mushroom box and take it away with you. Within three weeks you will be harvesting your own mushrooms at home.
Sunday 5 September at 10.00 am in the Boston Room of George IV.
London Terrariums Tinyjohn Workshop
If you’d like to know more about terrariums – what makes these miniature ecosystems survive on their own – join London Terrariums’ popular Tinyjohn workshop. You will make your own Terrarium to take away with you and watch it grow over the next few months and years, as well as learning the history and science of a garden in a jar.
Sunday 5 September at 11.30 am in the Boston Room of George IV.
Image above: Chiswick Flower Market, June 2021; photograph Frank Noon
Chiswick Flower Market is held on the first Sunday of the month on Chiswick High Road’s Old Market Place, outside the George IV. Billed ‘the Columbia Road of the West’, it offers an interesting range of live plants, cut flowers and horticultural accessories.
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