Welcome to Le Jardin Créatif
Based in the Haute Vienne, Limousin, Le Jardin Créatif is a new venture offering exciting short courses and workshops in sculpture and natural crafts, horticulture and gardening, stained glass, metalwork and floral arts. Open Saturdays March-October 10am-4pm for nursery & garden visits (please make an appointment to visit at other times). Courses are held Monday – Saturdays. CLOSED ON SUNDAYS/FETE DAYS.
Our nursery is now open on Saturdays for the 2021 season. THE NURSERY WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN ON SATURDAYS THROUGH THE CONFINEMENT PERIOD – PLANTS HAVE NOW BEEN INCLUDED ON THE LIST OF ‘ESSENTIAL ITEMS‘ We hope to be able to schedule some new workshops/courses for May and June when we can work outside, for the time being we are taking ‘Bubble Group’ bookings – please get in touch if you would like us to put on any of our workshops for your group: CONTACT
Courses: Throughout the year we will run half day, full day and weekend/two day courses covering topics and activities including willow weaving, willow sculpture, greenwood crafts, wood turning, chicken wire sculpture, plant propagation, pruning skills, botany, eco-printing, stained glass, wreath making, specialist plant cultivation, grafting and caring for your orchard among many other subjects. To see our list of current courses click here Courses and events
Have a look at our gallery and blog to see some of our work
Group bookings and bespoke courses: We can put on special dates for you and your family or friends and do bespoke courses for groups either at our site or we can come out to you.
Plant Nursery & Garden: We have a sister enterprise ‘La Petite Pépinière de La Guinandie’ where we grow and sell herbaceous perennials, cottage garden plants, herbs, ornamental edibles, dye plants, grasses, veg plants etc from our own nursery. Our garden is open for nursery customers when the nursery is open; Saturdays between March and end of October 10.00-16.00 also weekdays by appointment only- please check with us that we are here/available before coming. Closed Sundays. We can also do guided tours and talks for garden clubs, art and craft groups, photography groups and other local clubs by prior appointment. Private guided tours & talks for small groups can be booked, please get in touch for prices.
Consultancy: We can also offer individual garden consultancy and design, and private tuition. Please get in touch if you or your group are interested in consultancy, a bespoke course or private tuition on any horticultural subject – we are open to suggestions – and are happy to come out to your garden club to do talks, demonstrations and bespoke courses.
Staying in the Region/Holiday activities: If you would like to visit the region and stay nearby so that you can join one of our courses or workshops during your holiday or need somewhere to stay over if you have a long travel, we have linked up with some local gîtes and B&B owners that we can recommend. You can find out more here: HOLIDAYS
Testimonials: here are a few extracts from some lovely emails that we have been sent…
‘just wanted to thank you so much for a wonderful experience on Tuesday. My Heron is in a pride of place and I am proud to have made it myself (obviously with loads of help from Paul)’