Do you love peonies? Do you grow some varieties but would like to add to your collection? Would you like to learn organic practices to maintain your gardens? Then "Perfect Peonies" workshop is for you! Designed for all levels of green thumb, peony-enthusiasts this workshop will fill you with the knowledge and inspiration to expand your peony beds!
This 2.5 hour intensive will be co-taught by flower farmers and owners of Electric Moon Peony Farm, David Rockermann & Anne Kubik and floral designer and owner of The Local Bouquet, Mary Kate Kinnane. Attendees will learn how to plant and maintain late spring’s most coveted and romantic bloom, the peony. This workshop also includes hands on design time, lead by Mary Kate. Each attendee will learn how to design a handheld bouquet, filled with Electric Moon's peonies and other seasonal blooms and foliages, all sourced from local farms.
This class will be hosted by David and Anne on their 3.6 acre peony farm in Adamsville, Rhode Island. Participants will have the opportunity to learn first hand about a variety of topics while surrounded by breathtaking views of their farm, which includes 50 different peony varieties.
Light refreshments will be served throughout the workshop and all materials and supplies will be provided. Each attendee will be able to take home their own bouquet and other treats!
MEET THE FARMERS.
Anne Kubik & David Rockermann dug their first beds for Electric Moon Peony Farm in September of 2012. Anne’s 20+ years of professional horticultural experience combined with David’s teaching skills from his 12 years of work as an educator helped to create a small-scale growing operation where individuals come to enjoy, work and learn within the beauty of the natural world. They have been cultivating peonies and designing and maintaining landscape gardens full-time in Little Compton, RI since the fall of 2013.