The Art of the Indoor Plant

Tuesday Evening classes - 23 February, 2, 9, 16 & 23 March 2021 at 7pm

Are you new to growing indoor plants?

These concise evening classes provide a general understanding of houseplant health and maintenance with the opportunity to learn more indepth techniques including Kokedama, terrariums and propagation. Pick and mix which sessions to come along to.

  • General Indoor Plant Care  - Completed
    Explore different indoor plant species and their growing medium, light, temperature, water and feeding needs. Learn to identify common pests and diseases and how to combat them.
    Kokedama - Tuesday 2 March  7pm
    Come and learn the Japanese art form of Kokedama with Allan Paterson of Magic Moss. Take home your own bonsai inspired ornamental moss ball.
  • Terrariums - Tuesday 9 March 7pm
    Learn all about terrariums: possible containers, the tools required, suitable plants, moisture/drainage, soil and whether to seal or leave open. Then get your hands dirty and take home your own mini one to get you started.
  • Propagation - Tuesday 16 March  7pm
    Addicted to indoor plants, but not got the budget for more plant babies? Learn to propagate and extend your collection for free. From how to sow seeds correctly to taking cuttings, all will be revealed.
  • Macramé - Tuesday 23 March  7pm
    Learn how to make two macrame hangers for trailing plants. One basic design to get you into the swing of it before we explore different knots that will allow you to create your own individual design. With handouts and new found skills you will be able to create even more at home.

Most of the sessions can be booked right up until the day.
Light refreshments included

The classes are held in The KIOSK at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens
(Just over the footbridge from the Armagh St carpark). Free parking is available for the duration.

Tel: 366 6937

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Costs & Payment

Full, 5-session course
 Members & Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens
$200 Non-Members
$210 Combined Course & CHS 

Individual sessions - pick and pix to suit your interests
 Members & Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens
$40 Non-Members

Includes take home terrarium, kokedama, macramé hangers and potted cuttings*

Become a Member of the CHS and receive 15% off all our courses and workshops. Membership valid to December 2021

Or pay via Internet Banking

Canterbury Horticultural Society Inc. ANZ
BankAccount No: 06 0831 0006913 00
Ref: [100/15]

Please be sure to email the office after you have paid

*take-home items pertain to the session chosen