Botany - Nature Connection Workshops


Dr Kamila Kwasniewska, a founder of Nature To Go (https://www.naturetogo. ie/), plant scientist and botanist, certified forest bathing guide and florist, works towards connecting people with nature through five pathways: senses, emotion, beauty, meaning and compassion.

Kamila will be running a series of workshops based in Trinity College Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Professional Development and Short Courses 2022/23 26 Botanic Gardens, Dartry, Dublin 6 ( that will focus on exploring the intrinsic connectedness to nature by using our senses in the mindful practice of forest bathing. The workshop will also explore how nature brings meaning to our lives and will help to spark creativity. Course participants will learn to harness this creative spark by creating seasonal flower arrangements (Summer Ikebana, Floral Halloween Pumpkin, Winter Christmas Wreath and Spring Easter Centrepiece) to find beauty and meaning through such artful expression.

Date and Time:

Summer Workshop 2023: Friday 29 July Start at 10 am. The workshop duration is about 4.5-5 hrs (depending on the weather and the group dynamics).

Trinity College Botanic Gardens, 27 Palmerston Park Dartry, Dublin 6. Autumn, Winter and Spring workshop dates will be announced on Botany

Course Fees

The Summer, Autumn and Spring workshops cost €75 per person. The fee includes forest bathing, tea ceremony and floristry class. The Winter workshop costs €90 and includes forest bathing, a winter tea ceremony and the creation of a Christmas wreath. All floral materials are included in the fee.


Please apply through Botany Department website courses/natureconnection.php