Organic Blooms - help us grow

by Jo Wright/Organic Blooms in Iron Acton, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 16th April 2018 we successfully raised £32,963 with 268 supporters in 33 days

We grow gorgeous flowers and wonderful people! Help us to grow so that we can create more life changing jobs at our supported workplace.

by Jo Wright/Organic Blooms in Iron Acton, England, United Kingdom

The Crowd

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Peter Taylor pledged £100

16th April 2018 11:55

Peter Taylor has also backed 1 other project

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Rachel pledged £50

15th April 2018 20:46

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Anonymous pledged £20

15th April 2018 16:50

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Rosie Ames pledged £20

14th April 2018 10:40

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Anonymous pledged £5

14th April 2018 09:50

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Morris pledged £50

13th April 2018 20:54

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warreinw3 pledged £50

13th April 2018 16:17

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Karen Ingall
Karen Ingall pledged £20

13th April 2018 15:03

Karen Ingall has also backed 1 other project

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Annie Bell pledged £30

13th April 2018 14:20

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Spread the love!

This is a reward with a difference! For your £5 pledge, we will send a bunch of our flowers to someone in need to brighten their day! We will send bunches to nursing homes, day centres and to our wonderful heros in the emergency services. We believe in the power of our flowers to make people smile, and with your pledge you are sending this elusive and invaluable gift to someone who needs it. The reward to you is the pleasure of giving!

£10 or more

Wall of Thanks

A personal thank you on our new workshop wall and entry into a prize draw for a bouquet.

£15 or more

10 of 10 claimed

Cream tea and tour of organic blooms

Spend the afternoon relaxing at our organic cut flower farm. This is a perfect gift for friends or family. This reward includes a tour of organic blooms and and a cream tea. This event is Sunday 8th July 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Only 10 places available so don't delay!

£20 or more

Pack of 6 Organic Blooms postcards and envelopes

A personal thank you on our new workshop wall and a pack of 6 Organic Blooms postcards and envelopes, plus entry into a prize draw for a bouquet.

£25 or more

10 of 10 claimed

Cream tea, tour and pick your own flowers

A perfect treat for a Summer's afternoon! Join us for a tour of our flower fields and pick your own flowers. The afternoon is topped off with a delicious homemade cream tea - ahh, bliss! Sunday 8th July 2.30pm-4.30pm

£25 or more

18 of 80 claimed

Pukka tea travel tin with teabags

Our lovely friends at Pukka have kindly donated some very cute travel tins and teabags so that you can 'take nature with you' (as it says on the tin)- our philosophy precisely! As with all pledges, we will also enter you into a prize draw for a bouquet and you will have a personal, hand-painted thank you on our new workshop wall!

£30 or more

53 of 60 claimed

An afternoon of organic gin and flowers

What could be better than sitting back, sipping an organic gin on a summer's afternoon after harvesting a bucket of our beautiful organic flowers? This is a unique afternoon for all flower and gin lovers to spend time among our flowers and support our amazing work at the same time - its a win-win! There will be several organic gins to taste, and you will be able to pick a bucket of flowers to take home. We think this will be a popular one!

£40 or more

Sponsor a bed of flowers

If you want to support our project, but have no need of rewards, we will thank you by creating a hand painted sign on one of our flower beds to personally acknowledge your kind donation. You will be welcome to come and visit (by appointment) during the growing season to see your bed in its full glory!

£45 or more

8 of 12 claimed

How to paint flowers - an afternoon art workshop

New and exclusive for this crowdfunding campaign - this half day workshop on 9th June is run by Debbie, our very own resident artist. She will provide you with the tuition and guidance to paint flowers, using our flower fields as your inspiration. We will provide the tuition, a canvas, the inspiration and obligatory tea and cake, but we ask that you bring your own art materials. Debbie can guide you on suitable materials prior to the event.

£50 or more

32 of 40 claimed

A cutting garden plug plant kit and box of stems

Create your own cut flower garden with a selection of our favourite varieties grown for you (in certified organic compost). You will receive a box of 30 well rooted plug plants - 5 plants of 6 different hardy annual species, suitable as cut flowers. We will also send you a box of our organic cut flower stems to arrange yourself.

£65 or more

A jug of Organic flowers delivered nationwide

Treat yourself or a loved one to our signature product - a stunning jug of our certified organic flowers, delivered anywhere in the country on a date to be agreed from mid June on wards. All jugs of flowers ordered through this campaign will also get free organic chocolate - go on treat someone and help us grow at the same time!

£75 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Entry for 2 to Chelsea Physic Garden, with 2 books

This voucher has kindly been donated by Chelsea Physic Garden, a world renowned garden whose entire theme is health and healing. The voucher can be used any time this year, and includes a guide book and The Apothecaries' garden which explains the storey of the garden.

£75 or more

1 of 1 claimed

2 signed books by 'no dig' guru Charles Dowding

Charles has kindly donated 2 signed books - The Vegetable Journal and No Dig Organic Home and Garden. We have also included a pack of our cut flower plug plants, so you will be fully equipped to make a start on your garden!

£75 or more

9 of 50 claimed

Bucketfuls of flowers (collection only)

This is what we are all about! Pop in once a month (by arrangement) to collect a bursting bucketful of our seasonal organic flowers. Perfect for your home, or as a gift. 4 buckets in total June - September 2018. email us to arrange suitable collection dates

£90 or more

0 of 10 claimed

Half day 1:1 gardening advice and tuition

Whether you have slug problems, a north facing border or have always wanted to know how to train an apple tree, this is the reward for you. Our team of expert horticulturalists will give you half a day of training and advice tailored to you and your garden. This will be delivered at Organic Blooms, at a mutually convenient time. We will agree with you what you would like to cover beforehand. Feel free to bring photos of your garden!

£100 or more

2 hours consultancy with Jo Wright

This is the chance to pick my brain on all things flowery! I can also advise on Social Enterprise development, organic growing etc. The session will be delivered at Organic Blooms at a mutually convenient time.

£150 or more

0 of 10 claimed

A hand tied bouquet tutorial and flowers for 6 wks

For all you budding florists and flower arrangers, this is a flower package extraordinaire! We will give you a personal hand tied bouquet tutorial at Organic Blooms and then you will have 6 buckets of flowers, spread across the rest of the season to practice with! Collection only, although we can courier the flowers anywhere in the country for an extra charge (£10 per delivery). Tutorial slots will be arranged at a mutually convenient time.

£200 or more

4 of 10 claimed

Flower Farmer for a day (for 2)

Gain a unique, behind the scenes, insight into our working flower farm and social enterprise. Spend the day with us in the height of our growing season as we tend our crops, harvest and prepare our bouquets. You will have the chance to see all aspects of our enterprise and go home with some harvested goodies of your own! This will be fulfilled between June and end September 2018, by appointment. Weekdays only.

£300 or more

3 of 5 claimed

Private floristry day for 2

Immerse yourself in organic blooms and learn how to use British cut flowers to make hand tied bouquets, arrangements and much more. You will receive 1:2 tuition from our highly skilled floristry team and have the pick of the full range of flowers. You will go home, arms laden and inspired!

£300 or more

2 of 5 claimed

Bespoke flower workshop for 4 with tea and cake!

Enjoy a private half day workshop for you and 3 friends, with the all essential tea and cake! You can choose your theme - from simple arrangements, to floral crowns or even wreath or garland making.

£500 or more

Sponsor a compost loo!

What greater accolade is there than to have your name (and even your company logo) hand painted onto one of our new compost toilets! Our bladders will be eternally indebted to you as the toilet queue is reduced. An invite to a grand opening could also be on the cards (with the obligatory flowers, tea and cake thrown in to make an afternoon of it). Go on - live dangerously and pledge now!

£1,500 or more

0 of 4 claimed

A team day at Organic Blooms for 25 people

Great for organisations who want to treat their staff! The day will be designed around you and your aims, but could include harvesting flowers, creating a hand tied bouquet, or for the less flowery, some horticultural skills or challenges!! Available from June - September 2018

£2,000 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Hire our flower farm for the day!

Exclusive to this campaign - this is a unique opportunity to take over our flower farm for the day as a venue for your own event. You will have use of buildings, gazebos and flower fields and we will be on hand to make sure things run smoothly for you and your guests. Feel free to contact us to discuss options before you pledge.

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