MOSS AND BERRY HANG­ING

Two tiers of moss rings are the ideal base for twin­ing and tuck­ing in ber­ries and fresh flow­ers. Black bryony ( Ta­mus com­mu­nis) grows in hedgerows. (Please be aware that its ber­ries are poi­sonous)

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MA­TE­RI­ALS

Wire frames: one x 25.5cm and one x 33cm di­am­e­ter Gar­den string and rib­bon: four lengths, each 100cm long Moss, ber­ries and fresh flower heads – these are Erysi­mum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’ but use any at­trac­tive small fresh flow­ers that you can find

TO MAKE

Wrap the wire frames in thin soft wire. Tie four x 1m lengths of brown string onto the outer edge of the bot­tom ring

Leav­ing a gap of 16cm, tie the strings onto the top ring. Knot and loop the re­main­ing string 16cm above the top ring

Press damp moss over both rings and wrap thin soft wire around the moss to se­cure it

Tie rib­bon and ber­ries onto the string and thread the flow­ers into the moss rings

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