Last weekend we held our very first ‘Mr & Mrs Unique Presents’ workshop with Noeleen from The Basement Florist. We held it within the gorgeous barn at The Victoria in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Both as nervous as each other about the task ahead of us, we planned every details and there was no backing out with a full house turning up promptly at 1pm… But really we should not of worried, we really had such a great afternoon!
The plan of action for the day was to introduce ourselves and then for Noeleen to teach everyone some basic skills in how to plant seeds, look after them and then how to prick seedlings out and introduce them to your garden.
We would stop half way through to enjoy a delicious lunch created by the very talented guys at The Illustrated Chef. Once this had be devoured, Noeleen would teach everyone how to create their own display.
Here Noeleen tells us more about the day:
The main reason for running the workshop was to show people how easily flowers can be arranged to great effect with just a little guidance, and to encourage creativity and the perception of flower arranging into something more than just ‘chucking them in a vase’ after you’ve put the rest of the …