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Terrarium Introduction Jar Class - Bible Factory Studio! by Botanical Boys - crafts in London
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Terrarium Introduction Jar Class - Bible Factory Studio! by Botanical Boys - crafts in London

Terrarium Introduction Jar Class - Bible Factory Studio!

by Botanical Boys

11 reviews
11 reviews
Come and experience a taste of Terrarium garden design. You will learn the history and create your very own living garden in a jar. A perfect gift!!

Terrarium Class

1 hour workshop

Beginner

Various locations

Terrarium Introduction Jar Class - Bible Factory Studio!
by Botanical Boys
1 hour workshop
£35 per person

Classes

1 hour workshop

Evening

A great class to learn the basics of terrarium garden design. This is an introduction class lasting 1 hour 15 mins.

By creating a terrarium it helps you to feel calm and relaxed and by getting your hands dirty you are literally connecting with nature in this class. You will be able to add rocks, stones and moss features and of course a selection of plants will be available to you. Once you have completed your garden, it will become a self-sustaining eco system where the plants will thrive and take care of themselves.

The Botanical Boys will take you through a brief history of terrarium design and tell you how one medical doctor changed how we are able to grow and transport plants since the 1800's. Plus, they've got Prosecco!!

You will be taught why and how to add layers to your glass jar to prepare the perfect living conditions for your plants.

  1. Planting techniques and what plants we use for these environments
  2. The use of horticultural charcoal and why we use it
  3. Introduction to moss for the landscape
  4. Decorative items to personalise your garden jar
  5. Gift bag and practical advice given for taking care of your garden

If you are keen to learn more and build a larger garden, they run a longer 2 hour session, please see the Obby Botanicalboys pages to book in!

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Sat 15 Dec, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Kings Cross, N1C 4DH
Sat 5 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
5 slots left
Dalston, E8 2HE
5 slots left
Sun 6 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 12 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 13 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 19 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
3 slots left
Dalston, E8 2HE
3 slots left
Sun 20 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 26 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 27 Jan, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 2 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 3 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 9 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 10 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 16 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 17 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 23 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 24 Feb, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 2 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 3 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 9 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 10 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 16 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 17 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 23 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 24 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sat 30 Mar, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE
Sun 31 Mar, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Dalston, E8 2HE

None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.

You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!

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Did you know terrariums were originally called Wardian Cases. Learn more at the workshop!
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Reviews (11)
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Lisa
21 May
I killed my last terranium so decided to give this class a go. It was wonderful. Darryl & Ben have an amazing space with so much inspiration & SO many options to play with (including cute little figures to help add some personality). My creation is awesome, I learnt a lot (including sand layering techniques and plant care) and I had so much fun.
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Olivia
14 May
Had an amazing afternoon with the Botanical Boys! Very fun, friendly and informative. Would highly recommend to anyone wishing to try out something new and exciting. Thank you!

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Lisa
21 May
I killed my last terranium so decided to give this class a go. It was wonderful. Darryl & Ben have an amazing space with so much inspiration & SO many options to play with (including cute little figures to help add some personality). My creation is awesome, I learnt a lot (including sand layering techniques and plant care) and I had so much fun.
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Olivia
14 May
Had an amazing afternoon with the Botanical Boys! Very fun, friendly and informative. Would highly recommend to anyone wishing to try out something new and exciting. Thank you!
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Eira
5 Jun
Cannot recommend enough! The class was such a wonderful experience. Darren was an amazing teacher, the location is beautiful and the atmosphere is both fun and peaceful, there are so many inspiring ingredients available to craft your terrarium with, and you get something special to take home and treasure at the end :) I loved it!
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Riley
6 Jun
When my friends and I signed up for this I wasn't entirely sure what to expect, I had never booked anything through Obby before but I was excited to give it a go. We had an incredible time with the Botanical Boys, Darren and Ben, and cannot recommend their class enough. Being welcomed into their lovely home full of terrarium inspiration, my friends and I had a great time and definitely intend to take another class. Darren was a great instructor who is obviously very knowledgable and incredibly patient while Ben did a great job of making us feel welcome and topping up our prosecco while taking lovely photos of the whole evening. I am really looking forward to my next class!
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Dani
2 Jul
Bought as a gift and had a great time! They couldn't have been more helpful and we loved the terrarium we took away. Would definitely recommend!
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Aisling
2 Sep
A really enjoyable workshop. Would've loved it to be a bit longer :) nice location and friendly host.
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Ella
10 Sep
Really great class. Learned a-lot, and had lots of fun! The Botanical Boys were extremely welcoming, helpful and knowledgable, and also have a beautiful workspace! Would definitely recommend.
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Mili
12 Nov
Really great workshop run by Botanical Boys in their amazing flat in Dalston which is full of terrariums and other lovely decorative pieces! I learned so much about terrariums and even made my own to take home that I feel oonfident I can take care of! We were given red bush tea and prosecco during the class too. This is great idea for a gift to someone as it's an experience that can be shared and you get to take something home. I will definitely do one of their other classes!
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Russell
19 Nov
We really enjoyed this class. The hosts clearly love what they do, the workshop space is beautiful and packed with inspiration, and we were pleased with our terrarium. Plus a glass of prosecco - what's not to like?
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Regina
19 Nov
Had a lovely afternoon with Botanical Boys - they shared their passion and skill with us in a welcoming environment. Thank you again!
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Georgia
2 Dec
I absolutely loved this class - friendly and informative hosts, relaxing and fun environment, and I've got a beautiful mini garden to enjoy! I really recommend this class, it's a delight. Thanks!

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Terrarium Introduction Jar Class - Bible Factory Studio! by Botanical Boys - crafts in London

About your host, Botanical Boys

Ben and Daz of The Botanical Boys began their journey in 2009 when they took over a terraced garden in London Fields with a Japanese & formal English segments. Having no gardening experience prior, they really got stuck in and become members of the National Garden Scheme and opened up the space to the public for charity every year. They were selected for a spot on the BBC Great British Garden Revival program in May 2015 and were featured in a number of books and publications.

After a few assignments and holiday trips to South Africa and California it was succulents and their ability to be used in many structural forms, as with their sculpted Japanese and formal topiary English garden that led to a passion for creating designs on a smaller scale using air plants, cacti, succulents and a range of mosses creating beautiful terrariums.

Their love for plants and terrariums is infectious and people who join them on their workshops not only make a beautiful terrarium, but are taught about all the natural elements involved as well as provided aftercare instruction.

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Notes

All equipment, glass, plants, decorative items, hot, cold and Prosecco drinks included.

Requirements

18 min or a supervised person if under 18. As we using glass we cannot accept children at these events.There are three sets of stairs to get into the workshop.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Terrarium Introduction Jar Class - Bible Factory Studio!
by Botanical Boys
1 hour workshop
£35 per person
1 hour workshop
from £35 per person