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Events at the Spring Festival

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The spring festival programme of talks and workshops includes an afternoon of music and garden mayhem with Tanya Visser, Richard Cock and Paul Vonk, of Mayford Seeds presenting ‘In Tune with Nature’.

There are so many exciting events this year, from a 'Mother & Child Fun Day with a Flower Arranging Course' with Colleen McGillivray, to a 'Makeover with Hannon', the Glam Guru, and a cooking demo with Johan 'Panda' du Preez.

Check out the events schedule below and be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.



 

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Experience Chelsea 2017
Lecturer: David Davidson

Join Kirstenbosch-SA Chelsea Designer David Davidson & Efekto for an informative morning on David’s experiences at the Chelsea Flower Show in London

Cost: R80 pp & includes the talk & slide show presentation, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways


Saturday 5 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Mother & Child Fun Day with a Flower Arranging Course
Lecturer: Colleen McGillivray

Join Interflora for a fun-filled morning where we will show you how to make a beautiful flower arrangement, the perfect workshop for Mother & Child!

Cost: R130 per child & includes the workshop, refreshments as well as fabulous prize giveaways


Wednesday 9 August 2017, 08h30 for 09h00
Topic: What effect do you want to Create in the Garden?
Lecturer: DIY Garden Designer Team headed by Terry Moller

Join the DIY Garden Designer Team on Woman’s Day, for a fun filled, experiential demonstration on how to combine different plant forms, shapes, colours & textures to create a planting framework that brings the wow factor into your garden and zones your plants according to their water requirements.

Cost: R150 pp & includes the demonstration, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways


Saturday 12 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Cooking Demo
Lecturer: Johan ‘Panda’ du Preez

Come and join us for a fun filled, informative morning with gardening and cooking professional Panda from Starke Ayres. He will teach you how to sow summer vegetable seeds with flair, and how to whip up a delicious meal with his own brand of joie de vivre!

Cost: R150 pp & includes the talk / demonstration, a goodie bag, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways


Saturday 19 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: 50 Shades of Grey
Lecturer/s: Denny van Wee & Leonie Coulson

50 Shades of green and not grey. Re-energise the energy in your bedroom with the right selection of plants. Plants are our best mates, come & understand how they can uplift your mood & create a positive environment.  Join us for an interesting morning on 50 Shades of Green. Denny van Wee (Denny van Wee Export Manager Pokon, from the Netherlands) will tell you more about Pokon Plant Food & how they will help your plants grow with Leonie telling us more about the interesting 50 Shades of Green Plants.

Cost: R100 pp & includes the talk, refreshments as well as fabulous prize giveaways


Saturday, 26 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Growing Edible Flowers in your Spring Garden
Lecturer: Sandy Roberts

Join Sandy Roberts for her talk on growing edible flowers in your spring garden with recipes & delicious samples to taste.
The Margaret Roberts books, Herb Journal & new 'Indigenous Plants' book that she co-wrote with Sandy will be available to purchase.

Cost: R100 pp & includes the talk / demonstration, a goodie bag, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways


Saturday 26 August 2017, 13h00 for 13h30
Topic: In Tune with Nature

Join MayFord Seeds for a delightful spring morning laced with good gardening advice from our favourite gardening editor Tanya Visser, paired with heavenly music & song brought to you by SA’s most well-known conductor, Richard Cock.

Cost: R100 pp & includes the event, a goodie bag, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways



Saturday, 2 September 2017, 09h00 for 09h30
Topic: Paint your own Unique Wall Clock
Lecturer: Trudie Ayres from Mulberry Lane

Join us for a fun filled morning. Relax, be creative and get to paint your own unique Wall Clock using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.

Cost: R350 pp & includes the workshop and everything that you will need to create your Wall Clock - including the clock movement & hands (clock diameter 35 cm), refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways


Garden World is on Beyers Naudé Drive in Muldersdrift.
For information on the Spring Festival and booking for the talks, workshops and music contact
Garden World on 011 957 2545 /011 956 3003 or 083 997 6142.

For more information on the festival visit www.gardenworld.co.za

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