OPEN DAY 2022
MOULSECOOMB FOREST GARDEN OPEN DAY
PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES
Tours of the garden on the hour every hour.
Make your own pizza
Cafe serving light snacks, home-made cakes and refreshments
Bushcraft skills and primitive technology
Chickens. Mark will be there with the Moulsecoomb Primary chickens. Feed them, pet them, they might even sit on your head.
Bug hunts and pond dipping – what’s lurking in our ponds, hiding in the long grass, buzzing around the garden.
|1.00 -2.00pm||Wildlife Walk on Home Farm Field with ecologist Rachel Bicker. The field behind the garden is rich in wildlife – but with a few tweaks could be even better. Find out what’s growing and hiding in the bushes|
|12.30-1.30pm & 4.00–5.00pm||Flower and leaf pounding creativity workshop Takaki (or Hapa) Zome is the Japanese art of transferring botanical dyes from flowers and leaves onto fabric by ‘hammering’ them with a pebble. Suitable for adults and children|
|1.30 pm 3.30 pm 5.00 pm||Bees. Find out about honeybees with Ben at the forest garden hives. We’ve even got some spare bee suits for people to have a closer look|
|12.30pm & 3.30pm||Macrame workshops. Make Hanging baskets out of nettle and macrame cord|