Workshops & Events

Whether you’re a seasoned plant parent or just starting your indoor jungle, our workshops offer something for everyone. Join us to unwind and connect with other plant enthusiasts in a welcoming environment and learn a new skill from our knowledgeable workshop leaders!

Reserve your spot on one of our workshops today and delve into the wonderful world of houseplants! Workshops include refreshments to enjoy as you work, provided by local independent businesses!

Upcoming & Past Events

Sunday April 7th 2024

Needle Felting Workshop

Join Brenda from Felty and Fabulous in this fun and relaxing 2 hour workshop. You will learn 3D needlefelting techniques and produce your very own cactus just using wool and a needle! We will supply everything you need to make your needlefelt cactus, including a gorgeous little terracotta pot for it to live in.

Suitable for beginners and more experienced felters, aged 10+. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult.

Location: Spark York, YO1 9PB

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Sunday May 12th 2024

Terrarium Workshop

Create your very own thriving eco system to take home! Our friendly and experienced staff from Botanic (York's very own Urban Jungle) will guide you through the delicate art of successful terrarium building. You will learn the importance of each layer and what how it contributes to your terrarium's eco-system.

We will supply all the necessary equipment, bits and bobs to build your terrarium (including the plants) , plus complimentary tea/coffee, cold drinks and sweet treats on the night to keep you well hydrated and fed, just like our plants!

Location: Spark York, YO1 9PB

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Types of workshops we offer


    Private Events: Birthdays, Hen Parties & Team Building

    Plan the perfect event with our private workshops tailored to your needs. Select from listed options or create a unique workshop with us.

  • Houseplant Care: Back to Basics

    Ideal for plant parent newbies or those in need of some tips from our plant experts. Covering everything from light & temperature to plant feeds, pests and more! We will address all of your houseplant questions and concerns. This workshop includes your very own plant journal and pen to take notes as well as a mini potted plant of your choice to take away with you.

  • Closed Terrariums

    Create a tropical ecosystem in miniature with our terrarium workshops! Throughout the evening, you will build a beautiful, low-maintenance arrangement in a corked glass container to take home and love, with our expert staff on hand to guide you through each and every step in the process. Learn the art of selecting plants, creating drainage and layering soil, and decorating your terrarium with moss, stones and natural materials step-by-step, with all materials included with the price of your ticket.

  • Open Terrariums

    Do you love terrariums, but also have an obsession for cacti and succulents? Look no further than our open terrarium workshops! In these classes, you’ll be guided through the process of creating a desert landscape contained in an open glass bowl, from choosing your plants and well-draining soil, to arranging and adding finishing touches to your creation. Ticket prices include all materials and refreshments, and your beautiful open terrarium to take home at the end of the session!

  • Crazy about Cacti

    Fancy a prickly project? Allow your imagination to run wild at our needle felting workshops, where you’ll be guided through crafting adorable cacti with only wool and felting needles. These cuddly cacti require no water or sunlight, so they’re ideal for plant lovers without a green thumb. Join us for a relaxing evening of relaxing crafts, guided by our expert instructor!

  • Paint a Plant & Wine Night

    Relax with a glass of wine and a guided painting session at our Paint a Plant workshops! No prior painting experience necessary, as our instructors will guide you through creating a botanical masterpiece of your very own. Allow your creativity to blossom! (18+).

Enquire about workshops & events

If you have enquiries about an existing workshop or event, or wish to organise your own private workshop, our team is here to assist.

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