Experimental floristry is all the rage. Learn how to make breathtaking floral displays at these inspirational courses
THE LAND GARDENERS Sign up to the ‘Grow your own cut flowers’ one-day workshop held by The Land Gardeners – the soil specialists, garden designers and growers Bridget Elworthy and Henrietta Courtauld – at either their own plot in Oxfordshire, or London’s Flower Appreciation Society. A ticket includes lunch, a handbook and flowers to take home. 14 June and 10 October, £245 (thelandgardeners.com).
FIRENZA FLOWERS For a masterclass on building almost architectural floral displays, head to Yorkshire, where arranger Fiona Pickles of Firenza Flowers studio offers ‘Large scale installations’ workshops. Fiona provides ladders, barrels of blooms – from dahlias to hedgerow berries and crabapple branches – and expertise on how to design and structure your artworks. Lunch is included and pupils are welcome to take the flora home with them. £435 (firenzafloraldesign.co.uk).
The Land Gardeners Firenza Flowers