Humble by Nature
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Upper Meend Farm
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Humble by Nature's Courses
Learn how to create cyanotype prints – the original Victorian blue print. Taking inspiration from the garden and hedgerows around the farm, you’ll use seasonal plants and flowers to produce original prints. All materials for producing a print will be provided on the day or foraged from our edible garden. If you have some flowers or leaves from your own garden or other interesting shaped items that you would like to work with, do bring...
Learn how to plant dye yarn in this hands-on workshop. You’ll cover the first steps in dyeing your own yarn, using foraged plant materials and store cupboard ingredients. You’ll discuss the use of mordants to fix colours, scouring and the different colours that plants produce. There will be lots of hands-on experience with plant dyes, using natural materials like ferns, willow, onion skins and more to create a range of stunning natural colours. At the...
Catherine Gray Flowers will teach you how to make a beautiful, festive door wreath. Why buy a wreath from the shops when you can come to the farm, enjoy a festive snack and learn to make a unique one of your own? These long-lasting arrangements will stay perfect until Christmas and are sure to be the envy of all your friends and neighbours. This course is suitable for everyone from complete beginners to more seasoned...
Learn how to make beautiful garden structures and plant supports in this hands-on willow workshop. In this course you’ll weave a willow dome, great for bushier plants like peonies and a tall pea frame, perfect for supporting your Sweet Peas and other climbing plants. These wonderful sculptural plant supports will add structure to your garden in a rustic and natural way. We’ll provide all of the willow and equipment and you’ll take your handiwork home...