With winter well on its way, we have put our gardens to rest. It's only natural to think that in our cool zone 3 climate our local season has ended. While we do enjoy the slower days and warmer drinks this season brings, winter provides so much more than meets the eye.
It's such a wonderful time of year, and one of my favourite parts is decking the halls as they say with fresh, local greens.
Wreath season is in full swing over at Creekside Studio. We're so excited to show you our new designs and share our favourites from past seasons. This time of year we tend to get a lot of questions about wreath care so we thought this was the perfect opportunity to go over all things wreath.
Can our Wreaths be outside? Inside?
Our fresh wreaths do best when left outside in the winter temperatures. The greens will stay fresh for many months, with the best longevity when it is stored out of direct sunlight and away from warmer drafts. If the wreaths get a bit of snow or mist, even better! This helps keep them hydrated and vibrant throughout the season. Hanging fresh wreaths inside can be a bit more tricky as the greens will dry out much faster. If you do store your fresh wreath inside it should be misted at least once a day (twice is better!) to stay hydrated and keep out of the sun and any drafts that will dry it out quicker. If you want to enjoy your wreath for a special event, you can always store it outside and bring it inside as needed to keep it fresher longer.
How long should my wreath last?
Last year we hung one of our wreaths on the outside wall of the studio and it looked fantastic well into April when we finally decided to take it down. If you keep your wreath out of direct sunlight, and outside it should last well past the holiday season.
Wreath Workshops? Give me the deets!
This year we are thrilled to be offering private wreath workshops. You bring your friends and we do the rest! Come out to the studio and decorate your wreath while enjoying the farm scenery, a hot cider, and a campfire with friends. Our studio is an open-air barn and we will be following current Northern Health COVID19 protocols. Packages start at $350 for a minimum of four people. This would be a great way to celebrate the season with your staff, friends, or family. You can check out availability on our calendar:
We are so thankful to all of you and we would love to create something beautiful for you this season.