Welcome to our catalog of live classes. Each workshop is unique with its own agenda of exciting activities. Check back often for new offerings. Class sizes are limited, so don’t miss out!
Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:30AM – 5:00PM
Bloom with us for the day! Enjoy a wellness workshop filled with fields of flowers and creativity for the mind, body and soul. Our multi-faceted day retreat includes grassroots floral design from farm to vase, yoga and meditations lead by an expert yogi, all the while under the compassionate eye of a horticultural therapist (resident). Treat yourself to a day of self care!
10:30 am – 11:30 am : Garden Party Organic Flower Farm (St. Agatha, Ontario) – enjoy a tour and a pick-your-own session at this beautiful flower farm just on the outskirts of Kitchener.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm : Yoga practice (all levels) – located on the same country road, we will relocate to a private residence featuring the exotic and unique flora of a master gardener. From here the group will be led through a yoga session that is sure to nourish you from the outside in.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm :Vegan picnic lunch (supplied) – highlighted with many local organic ingredients and gluten-free options.
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm : Floral design (all levels) – using the flowers handpicked from earlier in the day, learn tricks of the trade to design a vase arrangement that you can easily duplicate again from home
(its yours to take home and show off!).
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm : Meditation – the group will be guided through a relaxation mediation.
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm : Horticultural Therapy 101 – what is horticultural therapy and how is it applied? Get your hands dirty with some fun projects (also yours to take home!).
5:00pm : Wrap up
Instructors: Floral Designer: Deb Jasinski, Yoga Instructor: Erin Behl, Horticultural Therapist (resident): Sonya Kurevija
Pick & Play with Theresa Schumilas and Deb Jasinski
Sunday September 22 – 1:00 – 4:00 – Unique Containers
Our focus this time is on designing for unusual containers. Bring a container you want to use in your design. Rain or Shine. No sandals in the garden. Bring your favourite cutters.
Floral Design for Professional Flower Farmers with Theresa Schumilas and Deb Jasinski
Sunday July 28 – 9:00 – 4:30
$125 (includes flowers & refreshments)
What happens when an organic farmer with 30 years of experience and a 30 year design veteran team up? Definitely something you don’t want to miss!
Foraged Wreath Workshop
Sunday November 24, 1-4 pm
$60 *bring your own cutters
This will be our last workshop at Garden Party Flower Farm for 2019. Forage natural materials from the forest and fields at the farm. Then join floral designer, Deb Jasinski in the studio to design your unique seasonal wreath. Includes assorted wreath making supplies, ribbons and decorative add-ons. Let your creative juices flow!!