Commissions & Courses

Grower & Maker

Jane Fletcher Based in Starcross Devon

What I offer:
  • Willow commissions – living structures, fences, hedges, sculptures, baskets.
  • Willow workshops/courses
  • Willow demo’s and events
  • Willow sales
  • Wildlife gardening commissions
  • Wildlife gardening advice

Willow Courses 2022

WILLOW AND WELLBEING – **Due to popularity further date added** A wonderful workshop combining a gentle, professional, outdoors Pilates class with KTB Pilates at the nursery, followed by a willow craft session creating willow flowers and learning a basic basketry technique. Very relaxing and creative!

Wednesday JUNE 29th 10am – 1pm £20

WILLOW AND WILDFLOWER WALK – Following the popularity of the the Natrually Healthy May project we are running another outdoor professional, gentle ,full body Pilates class with KTB Pilates instructor followed by a wildflower and plant identification walk around the beautiful site here at the nursery. Relax and take in the view, feel healthy and happy connecting to nature.

Wednesday JULY TBC 10am-12.30pm ONLY £10.

AUTUMN 2022 – SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER dates TBC

WILLOW FORAGERS BASKET – A day making a simple traditional frame basket, perfect for collecting berries and harvesting plants! Ideal beginners basketry techniques and getting to know willow £60

WILLOW BIRD SCULPTURE – A day to make a robin, owl or duck or other feathered friend sculpture getting a feel for free weaving. £65

WILLOW BIRD FEEDERS – A session making a selection of birdfeeders and getting a feel for working with willow for outdoor features £35

Contact me on reallyusefulplants@outlook.com or with the contact form at the bottom with the course you are interested in or to find out more or book a space or to join waiting lists. Spaces are limited, and will be following the current COVID guidelines.

Further Courses 2022/23

Dates TBC

WILLOW HEARTS – Make a willow heart for a loved one or your home/garden, getting a feel for working with willow and creative with willow varieties and colours.

WILLOW CHRISTMAS CRAFTS – A session creating a selection of willow Christmas decorations and features using different techniques – tree hangers, wreaths, stars, mini deer, hearts.

WILLOW OBELISK PLANTERS – Get ready for the growing season and make a willow plant supports/planters learning basket weaving techniques along the way! £35

WILLOW WREATH – A session to create a unique and personal willow wreath with natural foliage for your door ready for Christmas and Solstice – mince pies, warm beverages and firelight! £30

WILLOW LANTERNS FOR CHILDREN – A half term session for children to play with willow and make a light up lantern, perfect for Halloween and bonfire evenings

“Thank you for such a wonderful workshop and your patience and expert tuition.”

“What a wonderful, calming, interesting special day, I absoloutly loved it. Thank You!”

“We had such a great day thankyou!”

“Thankyou I so enjoued learning and making”  

“Thanks so much for today. Cant wait for the next one”

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