Farm & gardens  |  White Waltham

What's so special about Calendula?

£ 60 

Per person

Friday 28th July 2023

10 am - 4 pm

Don’t forget to add your menu choices.

All fresh vegetables and fruits are harvested to order, enhancing the quality of our food and minimising waste. Please confirm your menu choice for each person in your party in the 'Tearoom Menu Choice' box provided during checkout.

A wonderful opportunity to work with Claire Hattersley, former Head Gardener at Weleda UK, in this one-day workshop where we’ll be getting to know Calendula officinalis (Pot Marigold), following a Goethean process of observation. Working as a group, we’ll be sharing our observations, discoveries, and insights into this amazing medicinal plant. No need to bring anything with you other than your curiosity!

Claire will begin the day by introducing you to Goethe’s scientific approach, and we will perform exact observation of the whole Calendula plant in the beautiful gardens of Waltham Place. Later sessions will allow us to extend our observations through drawing and writing, before finally regrowing the plant in our collective imaginations and drawing conclusions from our observations – what has the plant revealed to us?

A relaxing and enjoyable workshop that will allow you to connect more deeply with the plants in your garden.

For those who wish to attend both What's special about Calendula? and What's special about Herbs? we are offering a £10 discount. Please return to the What's On page and select What's special about Calendula and Herbs?

To include refreshments. Please bring a packed lunch.

Waltham Place farm shop

Collection Advice

In order to stay in line with government guidelines and keep you safe during your visit, we have put the following measures in place:

All Vegetable Box orders are available for collection on a Friday, from 10 - 4 pm, from The Farm Shop. The postcode is SL6 3JH. Please use the gate by the red post box.


Please observe social distancing and give people space at the collection point.
We ask all visitors to monitor their own health and social contacts prior to the visit.  If you feel unwell, have a fever or have contact with anyone who then develops Covid-19 in the days running up to your collection please cancel and we will refund or rebook you for a later date.