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Published June 14th 2015
Learn to create an ecosystem in a jar
Learn, discover, create, and make new friends at the innovative and fun creative Rainforest Terrarium Making workshop run by Put Your Heart Into It.
Be warmly welcomed by hosts Laura and Anna into their work studio where a cosy table, decorated by style advisor and expert Laura, is the center focus of the room. Enjoy a glass of wine, or a cup of tea or coffee, while admiring the surrounds and meeting with other workshop participants as they arrive.
Rainforest Terrarium Making Workshop @PutYourHeartIntoIt #BED
Enjoy a glass of wine as participants arrive @PutYourHeartIntoIt #BED
The 3 hour afternoon workshop begins with a brief introduction to terrariums, sustainability, and how the workshop developed; then a round table self introduction including a brief history of one's relationship with plants and gardens, and reason for undertaking the workshop.
Laura and Anna then instruct and assist participants to get their hands dirty, to create individual take home terrariums – beginning with the rock layer to allow for aeration, followed by activated charcoal to prevent bacterial growth, moss for moisture, soil for growth, and then plants and decorations for a personalized mini ecosystem.
All materials are included in the cost of the workshop, and participants are encouraged to bring their own keepsakes or miniature figurines they may wish to incorporate into their terrarium. You will create your own ecosystem in a jar, learn to take care of it, and also the skills to continue to create more.
Teacher Laura at Rainforest Terrarium Making Workshop @PutYourHeartIntoIt #BED
Create your own ecosystem in a jar @PutYourHeartIntoIt #BED
Midway through the workshop, the group are invited to take a break and mingle with each other over more drinks and a beautifully presented and healthy platter of dips, nuts, fruit, cheese and crackers. A wonderfully relaxing way to meet new friends and exchange ideas - you will wish you had more time!
The Rainforest Terrarium Making workshops are run for group sizes up to 6 people, evoking an atmosphere of friendship and sharing. Private workshops for parties, workplace team building events, or larger groups, may be requested.
A wonderfully fun, inspiring, and relaxing way to spend a Sunday afternoon – book in now for the next workshop on Sunday 2nd August, or request a private one for you and your friends.