LIVING WILLOW WORKSHOPS

LIVING WILLOW WORKSHOPS ARE HELD AT OUR FARM FROM 1PM TO 3PM ON SELECT DATES IN APRIL, 2019

Please scroll down to see photos and descriptions of the workshops then click on the “CHOOSE YOUR CLASS” button to select the tree and date of your choice.

*Please note, you may make a large or medium tree in the Living Tree Workshops. Spheres are all one size.

 
Green Woven Willow Tree

Green Woven Willow Tree

 

A dramatic, elegant sculptural tree that is sure to turn heads and be the envy of your neighbourhood. These stunning trees and spheres will make an eye catching addition to any garden in a location with at least half day sun. 

Trees are built in pots and transplanted into your garden once they have developed roots. Instructions for care and pruning will be provided during the workshop.

REGISTER FOR YOUR WORKSHOP WITH THE “CHOOSE YOUR CLASS” BUTTON.

Please read our cancellation policy before you book.

Please choose the tree you would like to make, choose your date from the drop down menu, add the number of participants and pay by credit card through our online shopping cart. If you would like to make pond rings don't forget to add them too! We will email you one week prior to your class with details and directions.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see photos from some of our participants.

Beginners are welcome in all of these workshops.

 
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SPRING 2019

 
 
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Medium Woven Willow Tree

All materials are supplied for this class. You will build your tree in a plastic pot for easy transport home and then keep it watered in a sheltered spot until it's ready for planting in your garden. Choose a place for planting with half day sun, a good water source that is away from septic systems and foundations. The woven trunk that you construct in the workshop will be 3-4 ft high, pruned yearly this tree will reach a height of 5-6ft in a season.  Choose from Medium Green (green stems and foliage) $80, Medium Violet (purple stems with white bloom/ green foliage) $95 or Medium Dappled Willow (reddish stems/dappled foliage) $95.

 
Violet Willow Tree showing it’s white bloom

Violet Willow Tree showing it’s white bloom

Dappled Willow Tree

Dappled Willow Tree

Green Willow Tree

Green Willow Tree

New growth on newly planted Violet and Green Willow Trees

New growth on newly planted Violet and Green Willow Trees

 
 
 

Large Woven Willow Tree

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All materials are supplied for this class. You will build your tree in a plastic pot for easy transport home and then keep it watered in a sheltered spot until it's ready for planting in your garden. Choose a place for planting with half day sun, a good water source that is away from septic systems and foundations. The woven trunk that you construct in the workshop will be 5-6 ft high, pruned yearly this tree will reach a height of 7-8ft in a season. 

 
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Living Willow Sphere

A whimsical, living willow sphere is fun to construct and makes a beautiful addition to the garden in summer and winter. Each year you will continue to weave the new growth, sculpting the willow into your own, unique living work of art!  All materials are supplied for this class. You will build your tree in a plastic pot for easy transport home and then keep it watered in a sheltered spot until it's ready for planting in your garden. Choose a place for planting with half day sun, a good water source that is away from septic systems and foundations. The size of your sphere will start at approximately 2-3ft, but can grow larger as you weave in the growth each year. Please note, we recommend these trees be planted in the ground.

 
 
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Jenny’s Medium and Large Trees

Jenny’s Medium and Large Trees

 
 
 
Bev’s Spheres and Large Tree

Bev’s Spheres and Large Tree

 
 
 
One of Diane’s Large Trees

One of Diane’s Large Trees

 
 
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