Create your own sustainable plant supports: Perennial domes
Thursday 10th June 2021 – 09:30 – 13:00
Learn how to make stylish structures to support your plants in your garden or vegetable patch. The courses will be run by Sandra Hurst Chico https://www.sandrahurstchico.com/.
Sandra has been working with and developing her skills in willow work over the past 10 years. She is a fantastic teacher and an enthusiastic gardener and combines the two to create beautiful plant structures and supports.
Using sustainable materials such as hazel and willow you will come away with your own structure that you will learn how to make on the course and also inspiration for creating your own structures in the future. These courses are very much ‘hands on’ as you will make your own supports with Sandra’s guidance. The course price includes the cost of materials.
Staking perennial plants in your garden is key to a beautiful garden in the summer. It stops plants with large flowers such as peonies, lupins and delphiniums from collapsing when they are in flower. You could also use your willow dome over a large terracotta pot to add support. The willow domes will also bring a wonderful sculptural presence to your garden. I’m also going to use mine for protecting the pumpkin plants from the chickens.