Saturday, February 2, 2013

Petite Green workshop at Artifice store


Artifice store is excited to present you a series of workshops with the master of mini landscaping.. Amy Wong the creator behind the quirky Petite Green.

Amy will teach you how to create a succulent terrarium with attitude. This will be a golden opportunity to find out how to design and make terrariums from one of Melbourne’s leading terrarium-makers. You will learn plant selection, soil composition, terrarium care, propagating succulents and plants.

Bring a clean 2 litre clear non-coloured glass container such as a small fish bowl, glass teapot, jam jar (no lid required). Please make sure you can fit your hand into the opening of the glass container. All other materials will be supplied including a variety of unique succulent plants, small figurines, soil, rocks and other items to create your terrarium.

Amy comes from a background in the visual arts and has a degree in environmental microbiology… We would say this makes for an excellent combination!

What will we learn?:
• How to design and make a terrarium
• Plant selection
• Soil composition
• Terrarium care

What do I need to do?
·      Bring one clean 2 litre (maximum) clear non-coloured glass jar with an opening big enough for your hand to fit through. No lid is needed. If you have small figurines you would like to use bring them along.
·      Please be aware that this is a hands-on workshop and you will be handling soils and plants. We provide disposable latex gloves and disposable plastic apron. Please bring stronger gloves and apron if you feel you need more protection.
·      One terrarium per person
·      Cost $65 per person
·      Call 9017 5446 or email Artifice store on shop@artificestore.com to book your spot- please specify your chosen date 9th or the 10th February.

Where and When
Workshops will be held at Artifice store in the historic Customs Wharf Galleria 126 Nelson Place Williamstown. Workshop dates Saturday the 9th of February at 1pm and Sunday the 10th of February at 10.30am. The workshops will run for approx two hours. Please arrive 10 mins early to get settled. 

Book ASPA as there are very limited places left! 
Hope to see you there.

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