Nature Based Wellbeing: Botanical Tea Blending

Dates: Saturday, 18 May 2024

Times: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Goodman Building, Adelaide Botanic Garden (E17 on the map).

Tickets: $90.00 per person (plus booking fee)


Are you ready to brew your own tea using plants from our Garden? All in the name of personal wellbeing.

As part of this calming botanical tea-blending workshop, you'll be led on a gentle stroll through Adelaide Botanic Garden to explore, touch and smell a range of plants which can be used to make tea.

You'll then be guided through a Tea Ritual where our resident therapeutic horticulturalist will share how different types of teas can be made for seasonal uses, for pleasure and for social connections.

Participants will create their own personalised tea blend to sample and take away.

Light morning refreshments, a tea container and tea blend are included in the price.

There will be an outdoor component of this workshop, so please dress accordingly to the weather conditions on the day.

Nature Based Wellbeing at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium are indulgent and unforgettable experiences for the soul and senses, and will equip you with life-long skills to nourish your wellbeing and relationship with nature.

About the facilitator
Emma Lewellyn is our resident Therapeutic Horticulturalist at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.

Emma is a professional horticulturalist, garden designer and an experienced garden educator with a background in holistic health.

Her practice is grounded in the ethics and principles of permaculture, honouring earth care, people care, and equity.

At the Botanic Gardens, Emma develops and delivered tailored programs for various community cohorts with an emphasis on social inclusion and co-creation.

Her approach is strengths-based and client centered.

She also runs engaging workshops and wellbeing sessions for the staff and volunteers.

This workshop can be delivered as part of the Therapeutic Horticulture program and customised for a particular group, inquire by contacting for more information.

Photo credit: Emma Lewellyn

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