FULL - Family Workshop: A Fairy House in a Basket

WHEN: Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

 

Family Workshop: A Fairy House & Garden in a Basket


Thursday, APRIL 21, 10 a.m. - Noon (during April Vacation Week!)

Are there fairies at the bottom of your garden? Possibly, but even if there aren’t, it’s great fun to pretend! Build a house and little garden that just might entice the fairies to come and play. Using bark, leaves, twigs and other natural materials, we’ll create a charming little home that any fairy would be pleased to move into. Once the house is built the landscaping can begin: lay out paths, design a garden or install a small pond. The construction site is a basket that is easily carried home.

$35 per basket, Members; $45 per basket, Non-members
Be sure to bring an apron, garden scissors and your imagination to class.

 

 THIS EVENT IS FULL

 


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