Kokedama Workshop



Learn the art of making unique Japanese inspired Kokedama moss balls in this fun and relaxing class.

Kokedama has been around for centuries. It's a variety of Bonsai, consisting of petite plants living off a ball of special soil and moss, bound by string. You can hang them, feature them in bowls, let them stand 'naked', or do something more creative!

Perfect for beginners and people who like to get closer to nature and get their hands dirty, as well as those looking for something different to do. The Merchant & Green team will make it easy for you to follow along, and you'll be amazed by what you create with your own two hands.

You will make a set of 3 Kokedama moss balls, 2x small, 1x medium! Choosing from a variety of petite succulents and larger seasonal indoor plants.

At the end of the class you can take your new moss balls with you, to style in your home. They also make an original gift for someone special.They're easy to take care of, and will bring a nice touch of greenery into any space.


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Next available date:
August 24, 2019 10:00 am

Succulent Terrarium Workshop


Learn how to make a DIY open succulent terrarium (yours to keep), in this fun and easy workshop.

Held in the Merchant & Green studio, you'll surrounded by beautiful  flowers and plants, and be provided with premium ingredients, including a vase, a wide variety of river stones and 3x cute mini succulents to choose from, as well as special moss and soil. You'll get easy-to-follow demonstrations, and the team will give you one-on-one feedback and tips along the way.

This is an interactive and relaxing class, and you'll have plenty of time to ask questions, reconnect with nature, and get lost in the moment.

Take away a personalised and expertly crafted terrarium, as well as knowledge and skills enabling you to build more terrariums by yourself. Use your terrarium to beautify your home or office, or make it a hand-made gift for someone special.

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Next available date:
August 24, 2019 2:00 pm

Greenhouse Terrarium Workshop - Vintage Jar


Learn how to make a Merchant & Green DIY closed forest-inspired terrarium (yours to keep), in this fun and easy Sydney workshop.

First, you'll expertly fill your vintage jar, approx 25cm high, with layers of river stones, moss and soil, which will serve as the foundation of your healthy enclosed ecosystem. You'll then choose your own lush and leafy forest-style plants, to accompany mini boulders and pebbles to form your very own wild landscape.

The pace is relaxed, and you'll get just enough feedback to keep you on track, while having enough space to explore and experiment. You'll get easy-to-follow demonstrations, and you'll be provided with all the premium materials you need to make an impressive terrarium. 

This terrarium will take minimal effort to maintain, and will keep you smiling for years to come.


This workshop can also be booked for private groups of people celebrating a special occasion, or for corporate team experiences. Just contact our studio to discuss your custom workshop requirements, 02 9319 1976


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Next available date:
October 13, 2019 2:00 pm

Flower Arranging Workshop - WIldflowers



Make a beautiful bouquet from fresh Australian inspired and indigenous flowers and foliage.


We will guide you every step of the way. There's more to bouquet arranging than meets the eye! Chris and his team will show you how best to select and combine elements, to produce a bouquet that is harmonious and aesthetically pleasing, while allowing you to display your creativity.

You'll feel at ease in the Merchant & Green cosy Redfern workshop space, and be inspired as you learn about and celebrate the best of Australian flora, in this hands-on and playful class.

You'll walk away with a stunning arrangement (perfect for decorating the home or for gifting), a fond memory, and a fresh perspective on flowers.

This workshop can also be booked for private groups of people celebrating a special occasion, or for corporate team experiences. Just contact our studio to discuss your custom workshop requirements, 02 93191976

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Next available date:
October 06, 2019 2:00 pm

Sustainable Living - Basket Weaving


In this two-hour workshop, by artist Robyn Morris, you will learn the ancient art of twining with foraged and salvaged plant fibres, to weave a small handmade basket.

The class features a variety of locally sourced grasses with different colours and textures suitable to create your very own garlic basket or hanging planter.

During the class we will chat about where to forage how to identify and prepare fibres ready for weaving. This class is a great way to explore ideas of sustainability, connection with the landscape and practise mindfulness, while enjoying complimentary herbal tea.

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Next available date:
October 20, 2019 2:00 pm - (6 left)