petite green makes more than just terrariums, it creates living pieces of art... Get lost in a miniature world.

Master the art of terrarium making with one of Melbourne’s finest mini landscapers, Amy Wong from Petite Green. 

Amy Wong from Petite Green has been running terrarium and kokedama workshops in Melbourne and Sydney for almost five years. Including lecturing at the University of Melbourne and running corporate events. 

 

10 dec 2017

Learn the art of terrarium making in the 1.5 hr class. Beginner terrarium workshop for open or closed rainforest terrariums.

Work-Shop Melbourne, 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

 

 

17 jan 2018

In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to make a Kokedama String Garden. You’ll get to make 2 of your own unique hanging planters to take home.

Work-Shop Melbourne, 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

21 jan  2018

Learn the art of terrarium making in the 1.5 hr class. Advanced terrarium workshop for bottle  terrariums.

Work-Shop Melbourne, 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia


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Beginners Terrarium Workshop

 

Make a terrarium like a pro!

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Workshop duration: 1.5 hours

What You Will Learn

  • Plant selection for open or closed terrariums
  • Special soil composition for ferns
  • Terrarium design and terrarium care

 

Description

Master the art of terrarium making with one of Melbourne’s finest mini landscapers, Amy Wong from Petite Green.  You will learn plant selection for open or closed terrariums, special soil composition for ferns, terrarium design and terrarium care.

All you need to bring is a clean 2 to 4 litre clear non-coloured glass container such as a fish bowl, Candy Jar, Apothecary Jar (Lid optional). Please make sure you can fit your hand into the opening of the glass container. All other materials will be supplied including a variety of unique Ferns, Angels Tears and other indoor plants, plastic figurines, soil, rocks and other items to create your terrarium.

 
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Kokedama Workshops

 

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the basics of how to make a Kokedama String Garden including how to mix your own soil and plant selection

What You Get

  • Everything you need to make 2 of your own unique kokedamas to take home (or give one as a Christmas present)!

Description

String Gardens, or Kokedamas as they are commonly known, are said to be the poor mans Bonsai in Japan, but we like to think of them a little differently round here and reckon they're an awesome way to keep small indoor plants for your home.

In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to make a Kokedama String Garden including how to mix your own soil and plant selection.

To get you in the festive spirit we'll have an assortment of plants and coloured strings to choose from.

You'll get to make 2 of your own unique hanging planters to take home (or give one as a Christmas present)!

 

 
 

How To Be A Better Plant Parent

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • The do's and don’ts of indoor gardening
  • The best types of plants to keep indoors
  • How to make your own home made pesticide

What You Get

  • an indoor plant that you'll get to repot and take home
  • natural pesticide that you'll learn how to make in class
  • handy tips on plant care

Description

When it comes to sprucing up your house and health, spending a little green on greens is a worthy investment. It’s not just about improving your indoor aesthetic; even if you don’t normally notice a plant’s presence, seeing a plant can subconsciously make you feel calm and relaxed.

That is until you realise you don’t know how to look after it, the leaves start turning brown and limp, then one day you notice it is past the turning point. Oh well you think, “I've never been good with plants, I can’t even keep a cactus alive” you throw it to the curb and start again with a plastic imposter. 

Never fear, Amy is here and she is going to teach you all you need to know about keeping your indoor plants alive.

You will learn

  • the benefits of having indoor plants
  • the best types of plants to keep indoors
  • the do's and don’ts of indoor gardening
  • how to repot a plant (the right way)
  • how to make your own home made pesticide
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