Making natural Christmas wreaths

Christmas wreaths from natural materials  We would like to invite you to the next ‘Memory Cafe’ at the National Wildflower Centre, run by WEA Tutor George Pilkington. The session will be held on Monday 14th December 2015, starting at 12:30pm with a finish time of 2:30pm. The room will be available from 12 noon. This is open to anyone and it’s […]

The insects that made Christmas   Bah! Humbug! So what if all these wasps, midges, flies, bees and other insects all die out? What good are they anyway? Good riddance I say!  Oh! How often I hear these or similar words!! Well for starters Christmas would not be the same! —————————————————————————————————————- At least 15 elements of […]

Nurturing Nature shows how to make wreaths from natural resources “The Friends of Victoria Park Stretford booked George to come and show a group of local people how to make natural Christmas wreaths using willow. We advertised the session and George provided all the equipment and materials. The attendees were all women but this didn’t […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Making natural Christmas wreathes from willow etc, has proved to be very popular with 100’s people visiting the pages on this web site. This reminded me that some years ago, whilst teaching special needs students at Gorse […]

Natural christmas wreaths are fun and easy to make, the variations and colours are almost limitless…naturally!!

Willow withies make the basic structure of the wreath, the skeleton which needs cloths to dress it and decorations to make it christmassy!

Don’t buy plastic christmas wreaths, make your own from natures cupboard. Use the outdoor world and what mother nature provides for us! Beautiful and FREE material for you to use!!

Natural Christmas wreaths are so easy to make using osier, a form of willow, used as the basis for a wreath. No plastic whatsoever!!