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Quonquont Farm & Orchard 413 575 4680 (farm) 413 588 2028 (events) 9 North Street, Whately MA

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Plan and Plant a Cutting Garden
Plan and Plant a Cutting Garden
May 5, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tempted by the idea of your own cutting garden? Even small spaces can produce bucket loads of beautiful flowers. Come and learn the basics of soil, site, planting, and maintenance for the cutting garden from Horticulture Manager Maida Goodwin. Workshops happen rain or shine.  Light refreshments are included in the registration fee.  $20.00


Flowery Evening 1: Midsummer
Flowery Evening 1: Midsummer
July 17, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a hands-on flower arranging workshop with QQ’s Horticulture Manager, Maida Goodwin.  We’ll gather on the patio for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden at the height of bloom.  Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home.  Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying a summer evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.  $35.00    


Event Flowers 1: Hand-Tied Bouquets
July 26, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thinking about doing your own (or a friend’s) wedding flowers?  Interested in developing a new skill?  Join Horticulture Manager Maida Goodwin for a low-stress, hands-on workshop to learn how to make a classic hand-tied bouquet.   We’ll gather on the patio for drinks and light refreshments, tour the cutting garden, and then each participant will have the opportunity to create a bouquet to take home.  Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.   $35.00    


Flowery Evening 2:  Dog Days
Flowery Evening 2: Dog Days
August 9, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Heat-loving flowers will be the stars of the second hands-on flower arranging workshop with QQ’s Horticulture Manager, Maida Goodwin.  We’ll gather on the patio for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden.  Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home.  Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying a summer evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.  $35.00  


Event Flowers 2: Boutonnieres, Corsages, and Flower Crowns
August 21, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Horticulture Manager Maida Goodwin for the second in our series of low-stress, hands-on workshops focused on Event Flowers.  We’ll gather on the patio for drinks and light refreshments, tour the cutting garden, and then each participant will have the opportunity to learn and practice techniques for creating flower crowns, corsages, and boutonnieres to take home.  Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.  $35.00  


Flowery Evening 3:  Early Autumn
Flowery Evening 3: Early Autumn
September 5, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Our third hands-on flower arranging workshop will take advantage of the abundant blooms and warm colors of early autumn.  We’ll gather on the patio for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden.  Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home.  Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying an early fall evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.  $35.00  


Event Flowers 3: Table Arrangements
September 12, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In the third of our Event Flowers workshops,  we'll focus on creating festive tables using fresh flowers.   We’ll gather on the patio for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting table arrangements, and tour the cutting garden in its early fall glory.   We'll pick flowers and work together to decorate dining and buffet tables in several styles.  Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying a summer evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.  $35.00  


Working with Dried Flowers
Working with Dried Flowers
October 13, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Preserve some of summer’s bounty and color to help you through the winter months.  Working with QQ-grown and dried blooms, we’ll learn techniques for drying and working with dried flowers.  Each participant will create an arrangement to take home. Workshops happen rain or shine.  Flowers, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee.   $35.00


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