Most versatile and easy to use of all basketry materials, Red Hot Poker leaves will be used to make a unique poker basket. Guided by experienced basket makers, this one day workshop will teach you how to dry and prepare poker leaves and give you tips on simple techniques to make your own basket.
Head to the Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV, Melbourne Grdens, near H Gate, 100 Birdwood Ave, Melbourne on Saturday 19 May 2018 where the workshop will run from 10.30am to 2.30pm. Tickets are $65 for Friends of the RBG and non-members play $80. Morning tea and all materials will be provided, so all you need to bring is your lunch. Numbers are limited to 10 at this workshop and bookings which close on Monday 14 May 2018 are essential. Why not check out all the other interesting workshops on the website while you're there. Perhaps you'll consider becoming a 'Friends' Member to enjoy the benefits that go with it.