Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Holiday Garlands

Moore Farms Botanical Garden art class:  Holiday Garlands

It’s greenery garlands galore! Add natural beauty to your home with handcrafted garlands by using fresh greenery such as cypress, arborvitae, magnolia and so much more.

In this class, you’ll learn the steps to turn unassuming branches and foliage into beautiful pieces of festive cheer. Come create a fragrant and decorative display for the season.

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm, where you’ll get the opportunity to create a gorgeous 6′ garland to adorn the outside or inside of your home.

The class costs $30 and all materials needed to create your festive decor is provided.

Register by clicking here: http://moorefarmsbg.org/events/holiday-garlands-galore/

 

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Wreath Wonderland

Garden Art Class: Wreath Wonderland

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Saturday, December 8th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM for a day full of creativity.

Tis’ the season to get crafty and decorate! A fresh evergreen wreath is the perfect festive touch for your home and provides a lovely, seasonal aroma. With proper care it can last for months!

For just $30, you’ll learn how to create an exquisite 18″ wreath from the unique greenery, berries and dried materials found right at Moore Farms Botanical Garden.

Your neighbors will be envious because your beautiful creation then goes home with you!

To register click here: http://moorefarmsbg.org/events/wreath-wonderland-2/

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Hypertufa Pots

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden for art class on Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Hypertufa Pots

Let’s put on some gloves and get our hands dirty! Hypertufa pots are fun, easy and rewarding to make. These unique creations are composed of Portland cement, perlite, peat moss and water which looks like concrete, but is very lightweight.

In this class you’ll learn the step by step process to making hypertufa pots. This hobby is addictive, so once you start, you won’t want to stop!

You’ll take home directions, care instructions and creative ideas to further your garden experience. Hands-on learning is always best so you’ll be making a flower pot to take home.

The cost is $30 per person and the class runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

 

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – The Art of Topiary by Pearl Fryar

The Art of Topiary by Pearl Fryar on Friday, April 27th, 2018

Come to Moore Farms Botanical Garden for a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn the art of topiary by renowned topiary artist Pearl Fryar.

Mr. Fryar will enlighten the class with his self-taught path of becoming a topiary artist, provide hands-on topiary demonstrations and show you how to make this living art at home.

Located in Bishopville, South Carolina, Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden is acclaimed by art, botanical enthusiasts and visitors from all around the world.

Class will be held at Moore Farm Botanical Garden. The class costs $40 and runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 27th.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Living Art

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Thursday, April 26th from 9:30 AM until Noon for this artistic day in the garden:

LIVING ART!

In this class, you’ll be learning how to create striking living panels with Tillandsia and moss to take home (12” x 18”)!

In addition to learning the construction process, you will also hear the history of air plants and the simple care that goes into keeping them alive. Trust us, no matter what color thumb you think you have, anyone can take care of these.

Class registration is limited to the first 18 participants, so register quickly for just $35! All materials for the construction of the panels, including several species of air plants, are included.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Garden Art

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 for

Garden Art: Using Ornament to Accent your Garden

Gardening is a unique combination of art and science. Although the plants we grow in our gardens contribute to the artistry, there are many “non-plant” items that can highlight and accent our landscape.

That unique garden ornament placed in just the right spot can complete and enhance the outdoor living space. It’s these pieces that make our personalities come alive in the landscape!

From driftwood, to sculpture, to arbors and trellises, there are countless items we can use to create unique and interesting outdoor landscape areas.

Come see a collection of examples of how gardeners are creating awesome gardens with their “junk”.

The cost is $30 and the class is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21st.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Color Silk and Indigo Workshop

 

Come experiment with expert Caroline Harper using simple, natural dye techniques to create beautiful sustainable color in textiles.

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Thursday, April 19th for this 3 hour hands-on workshop where you’ll learn the basics in natural dyeing using materials readily available in your kitchen and in nature.

 

The class will explore fabric & dye preparation to achieve beautiful colors.  Caroline will have a range of dye stuffs available for you to play with including the following colors: cochineal (reddish pink), Osage orange (yellow), sandalwood (orange rust), indigo (blue) and a surprise color.

 

The cost is $45 and all materials will be provided to make your beautiful piece of art to take home. Please wear comfortable clothes suitable for working with dyes.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Hypertufa Pots

Moore Farms Botanical Gardens invites you to put on some gloves and get your hands dirty! Hypertufa pots are fun, easy and rewarding to make.

 

These unique creations are composed of Portland cement, perlite, peat moss and water which looks like concrete, but is very lightweight.

 

In this class you’ll learn the step by step process to making hypertufa pots. This hobby is addictive, so once you start, you won’t want to stop! You’ll take home directions, care instructions and creative ideas to further your garden experience. Hands-on learning is always best so you’ll be making a flower pot to take home.

 

The cost is $30 per person and the class runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 1st.