BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Essentials Online class: Christmas Wreath Making

Essentials Online: Christmas Wreath-Making

Kick off the festive season by discovering how to create your own Christmas wreath with materials from the garden.

Kick off the festive season with some creative fun, making your own unique Christmas wreath using fresh natural materials straight from the garden and save on the premium price-tag associated with pre-made living decorations.


Horticultural expert and Associate Editor, David Hurrion will share creative ideas, practical methods and techniques for making living Christmas wreaths using materials from your own garden. You’ll discover the best foliage, twigs, berries and winter flowers to use from your garden and how to collect and condition your materials for indoor use, to make sure your living displays last.

Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

Join our online Essentials class, Christmas Wreath-Making, on Tuesday 7 December, 2021 at 12 noon (GMT)*.

Tickets cost just £8 (or just £6.80 with an Early Bird discount). Subscribers’ tickets cost £6.40 (or just £5.20 with subscriber Early Bird discount) – Please find instructions further down this page for claiming ticket discounts.

*If you’re unable to attend the live session, all registered attendees will also be able to re-watch a recording of the live session (limited to three viewings).

What’s in the Essentials class

  • What to use from your garden for Christmas wreaths
  • Collecting suitable materials, including winter flowers, stems, berries, foliage, seed heads etc
  • Conditioning materials for indoor use
  • Creative ideas for wreaths
  • Making basic wreath and bases for decorations
  • Wreath making – different frames to use and make, processing and binding materials
  • How to make your wreath last
  • Dismantling and recycling of materials post Christmas

Your Essentials class host

Expert tutor, our Associate Editor, David Hurrion, will share his years of gardening experience, and answer your questions on creating living Christmas wreaths in a live Q&A session.

Your Essentials class itinerary

Tuesday 7 December, 2021 at 12 noon (GMT)

Presentation Horticultural expert, David Hurrion will lead a 30-minute online presentation

Q&A David will invite your questions for a live Q&A session after the presentation

Recording A recording of the live course will be made available to all registered attendees to re-watch a recording of the session allowing you to re-watch tips and techniques whilst you create your own decorations (limited to three viewings)

Book now

To book your place on our  Christmas Wreath-Making Essentials Online class, costs just £8.

Early Bird discount 15 per cent, use code: GWEBXMAS21 before midnight, Sunday 28 November, 2021.

Subscribers’ Early Bird discount 35 per cent (20 per cent after Sunday 28 November, 2021) – find subscriber discount codes on the Subscriber Club discounts page.

Book your place now


Note, please ensure your email address is entered correctly at point of registration so you receive your link to join the class. If you have any difficulty booking please drop us a line.