Nature Sculpture – Floristry – Space Poetry
BOTANICAL EXPERIENCES OF WILD BEAUTY & WONDER
SCULPTED FROM LOCALLY FARMED & FORAGED MATERIALS
ARTIST-LED, HOLISTIC & UTTERLY INDIVIDUAL
The Pioneer Chapel, 6 TATACHILLA RD MCLAREN VALE (cnr of Aldersey St, facing Main Rd alongside Ellis Park),
or enter via our State Heritage Cemetery & Community Garden alongside 135 Main Rd
FOR WONDROUS LOCAL FLOWERS & DELIVERIES PLEASE PH 08 8323 9669
OR YOU CAN DROP IN, OR PLEASE FILL IN OUR ONLINE ORDERS FORM FROM OUR MENU AT THE TOP
Studio Hours: TUES – SAT 9am-2pm
Or please use our AFTER HOURS garden STALL, stocked with a small selection of offerings daily
(even better, you can also order ahead for After Hours collection of bespoke orders)
What will your flowers or space speak of?
Whether you are looking for a soulful bunch, a botanical arrangement filled with wonder for your space, immersive and meaningful event design, or wish to commission a site-led installation piece from fresh or dried materials, it is our practice to respond artistically & holistically to create individual outcomes for every studio offering.
MENU OF BOTANICAL OFFERINGS TO ORDER:
Installation Artworks $1100 (built on-site; hanging from $1650+) + travel
Nature Sculpture/ Tableau $550+ (often in multiple vessels) + travel (if you wish it to be a site-specific response)
Curated seasonal bunch; “More earthy”/ landscape-like or “More soft”/ garden-like or Harvest Studio choice
Epic $275-500+ Extra-large/ Extra-lush $220-270 Large or Lush $155-215 Sculptural $100 -150
Harvest Studio Special mixed bunch $85, 75, 65, 55
“Native” bundles $95+, 75, 55, 35
En masse (flowers without foliage) $100+, 85, 65, 45
Talk to us about adding a vintage, hand-made or simple vase
Wreaths (100-350+) & Centrepieces or Seasonal Pots (80-200+) with or without candles
We make DRIED VERSIONS of all our offerings (with local chemical free materials, dried by us)
We also offer VOUCHERS & SUBSCRIPTIONS
*You can add local cards, chocolate, candles, botanical gifts or wine too…or we can make up a basket of good things,
some of which relate to our State Heritage Chapel, our Cemetery est. 1841 & our community garden
WE DELIVER TO ADELAIDE, the HILLS & much of the FLEURIEU PENINSULA (when booked ahead). Willunga Basin deliveries to be booked by Noon for same day delivery (please scroll down for delivery terms).
We offer CONTACTLESS COLLECTION from our footpath, with easy parking out front.
Botanicals for the home
Botanicals for your business/ workplace
Botanical Styling (whole house, e.g. for photoshoot or dried botanicals for BnB) $900+ inc. site visit & install
Bespoke funeral flowers to order (all our work is foam free)
Please scroll down (past orders & delivery section) to our Event Responses & Weddings section for more information about our spatial & event botanicals…
Harvest Studio is a contemporary flower, installation art and event design studio specialising in creating in a free-form way with locally harvested botanical materials, located in McLaren Vale, South Australia.
We create wondrous and one-of-a-kind, bespoke botanical installations, spatial event responses, flower subscriptions and sculptural seasonal bunches to order, using organic and spray-free materials.
SCULPTURAL • SEASONAL• SPATIAL
Please allow notice for special orders (beyond seasonal arrangements of our choosing); the more time we have, the better we can source and create something fabulous for your intentions.
*Please note that dried offerings are around 20% more valuable due to the extra labour involved at all stages, plus more materials for the required volume.
Add local botanical gifts or a card
We proudly stock local wine & sparkling, chocolates, candles & tea, one-of-a-kind jewellery, botanical perfume & essential oils, as well as cards by Australian artists. We can curate a collection for you as a nourishing basket or gift-wrapped bundle.
ORDER NOW: 08 8323 9669
(Please see our menu for ONLINE ORDERING, at top of webpage)
What will your flowers or space speak of?
Whether you are looking for an amazing bunch, a soulful botanical arrangement for your space, hand-crafted and meaningful event design, or wish to commission an exceptional installation piece from fresh or dried materials, it is our practice to respond artistically and to create unique outcomes for every studio offering.
We deliver Tuesday to Saturday locally around the Willunga Basin (for orders made before Noon) for $20-30. (Monday deliveries by request & to be made by Friday Noon)
Orders to the City, Hills & Greater Fleurieu must be booked by 12pm the day before, for delivery generally only once a week to these areas, according to our movements (between Tuesday & Friday) for around $30. Please book by Noon of the working day prior to delivery for these non-local services.
All deliveries are left in water and in a sheltered place, where possible. Please ensure you have the correct address, any access quirks & a contact number for your recipient. If we are unable to access the site or leave your order safely, it will be returned to the studio for collection by the receiver (or redelivery at additional cost).
GENERAL DELIVERY COVERAGE below (talk with us about nearby areas)
McLaren Vale, Tatachilla $20
McLaren Flat, Willunga, Whites Valley, Aldinga, Maslin Beach, Moana, Seaford Heights, Seaford Rise, Old Noarlunga $25
Willunga Hill, The Range, Sellicks Beach, Sellicks Hill, Silver Sands, Blewitt Springs, Port Willunga, Aldinga Beach, Seaford, Seaford Meadows $30
AREAS FOR ONCE A WEEK DELIVERY:
General Hills, Greater Metro area & Greater Fleurieu $35
Port Noarlunga, Noarlunga Centre, Woodcroft, Morphett Vale, Reynella, Christies Beach, Christies Downs, Hackham, Morphett Vale, Kangarilla, Meadows, Flinders Hospital & Flinders Private (need ward and room numbers), Mt. Compass, Yundi, Kuitpo, Hope Forest, Pages Flat, Adelaide.
Event Flowers, Installations & Space Subscriptions
With a contemporary art background, we specialise in responding to individual spaces & contexts.
For all weddings, please fill in our wedding form from our menu as a first step.
For poetic installation artworks in your space, spatial event enquiries or large scale offerings, please email us your details to start a conversation with Hope, our Director.
For less complex or non-spatial event flowers & responses, please ph us or drop in to discuss with our front-of-house staff
Please scroll down for further info about Events & Weddings.
We aim to answer email within 48hrs of the working week. Our main days for administrative tasks are generally Tues/Wed. For urgent enquiries, please phone the studio.
Please make an appointment on 08 8323 9669 if you wish to catch us at a specific time.
Event responses & Weddings
We use our Fine Art training, as well as our event & floristry experience, to design, carefully curate and bring to life, one-of-a-kind wedding & event botanicals, wondrous installation artworks & tailored spatial experiences.
Our speciality is in transforming spaces with a spatial or installation art response, working with natural materials on a large-scale, to enrich the experience of a whole space on many levels…
Harvest Studio responds to spaces and contexts as a whole experience, so please be in touch to see how we can design and create an exceptional and utterly individual, artist-led experience for your particular occasion.
Contributing to a flourishing environment & working with the sensitive use of the bounty of local natural materials around us, letting our materials lead, is at the forefront of our creative work.
Please fill in our Wedding Enquiry form from our menu, as the first step for any proposed wedding, large or small.
We will then call you to talk through your intentions and to confirm we are available.
Or, please phone us to make a time to drop in to order non-spatial event flowers.
Our service to you…
For you…an experienced & utterly individual artisan response to your brief, context & site; detailed planning & project management; specialised sourcing, harvesting and curating of unique, local materials; creation of your sculptural botanicals with much care, artistry and attention to detail; and packaging for delivery (or pick-up); a cohesive holistic approach that is environmentally, culturally, socially & economically considered.
Our premium event flower offerings include an initial phone discussion (upon receipt of your information form/ the brief), a scheduled meeting to discuss our response/ artistic proposal (for a booking fee or after a deposit has been received), a final scheduled meeting to confirm all elements (often a site visit 4-6 wks prior; we allow one set of revisions due by this stage, aside from the original brief) and email correspondence (any further changes or additional meetings will involve additional fees).
Delivery, set-up/ styling, vessel hire, installation of any spatial elements and bump-out will be costed as required.
We include a contingency budget in our spatial event responses, so we can refine or adapt elements as we go and make the best possible choices for the desired outcome in that given week or context.
Please note – our spatial & conceptual wedding responses have a minimum spend outlined below.
Botanicals built on-site for other events begin from 550 for arrangements & 1,100 for installations (plus travel and GST).
Wedding responses we offer…
Monumental or lush, immersive installation art response 15,000+
A lush spatial response from 12,000+
A spatial site-specific response 9,000+
A collection of curated elements 6,000+
(all budgets above include a contingency and are plus GST)
Personal flowers &/or individual elements, under the budgets above, are by request (subject to availability & creative interest for the studio). You can let us know the investment you wish to make, & we will let you know what we can offer for that scale of response, given the site and your intentions. Please fill out our wedding form for any of the above enquiries.
Feeling creative? We curate selections of considered materials for DIY weddings & botanical projects too (alternatively if you already know the kinds of botanicals and volumes you are after, simply order through our Front of House at the studio).
Event installations, ceremony features & table responses vary in scale, materials and value and we love to bring over 30 years of visual arts experience and award-winning creative ideas to the conversation around what might be possible and best for your intention.
We also create bespoke funeral responses, potentially incorporating materials from the loved-one’s garden or local environment, honouring the uniqueness and botanical favourites of the individual for whom is being farewelled. We make our seasonal hand built forms compostable (or recyclable), to tread lightly on the earth.
We know and have worked within many of the amazing spaces, venues and landscapes around McLaren Vale and the greater Fleurieu and would love to shape something sensitive to your brief, authentically local and utterly magical with you, for your next event or special occasion.
Reconnecting people with the natural beauty of the Fleurieu
The artistic intention of our studio is to reconnect people with the wonders of the natural environment around them.
Our palette of materials reflects the seasonal landscape surrounding our studio: McLaren Vale, The Willunga Basin, The Fleurieu Peninsula and greater South Australia, and influences the forms that we create. We work with nature.
Our style is informed by our rural setting, the abundance of agriculture, and the ever-changing native landscape, including the local scrub and beautiful beaches.
We have good relationships with a diverse range of local farmers, growers, gardeners and properties to forage from.
For the ultimate bespoke service, we can forage from your location and create arrangements or installations from your own landscape and materials.
Towards a Flourishing Environment
Sustainable principles and holistic values inform the choices and processes of our studio, as well as our creative output.
We are mindful of the social, environmental, economic and cultural impacts of what we do.
Our flowers and foliage are organic or spray-free and are sourced from around the Willunga Basin, the greater Fleurieu region and sometimes other parts of South Australia.
We have a “down to earth” approach to working with flowers and avoid using florist foam (a non-biodegradable plastic product generally used in floristry).
We prefer “grown not flown” materials and use minimal plastic in our studio.
All our green waste is composted or repurposed.
We also use and can supply up-cycled, vintage and locally hand-made flower vessels.
Our wrapping papers are recycled & Australian made & any aqua-wrapping is with compostable material.
Our work is all about connection: between people, place and the natural landscape around us.
We encourage you to support local offerings, as we do, fostering relationships and community between locals, visitors, growers, artists and the local environment.
We are passionate about building a visual language that reflects and enlivens our local culture.
We like to work collaboratively on large projects with a trans-disciplinary team, enabling the co-creation of innovative, outside-the-square outcomes.
Please make a time to talk with us about creatively translating and building upon your ideas for your space, brand or event…
Award-winning artists with 30 years of experience
Our botanical artists and floral designers have a diverse professional background which makes their work unique in approach and form.
Alongside experience in traditional floristry, our multi-disciplinary team has experience in contemporary visual art, installation art and public art, as well as in the development and management of large-scale creative projects and event design.
The family of our Studio Director, Hope Lovelock Deane, have lived in the Willunga Basin and worked in relation to the land for seven generations. Hope’s Master of Visual Arts explored the potential for artists to better contribute to the creation of holistic built environment experiences and soulful spaces. Hope has also spent time living in Scandinavia, where she was strongly influenced by their approaches to spatial design, the creation of beauty and working with natural materials.
More information coming soon…on our historical connections with our new studio at The Pioneer Chapel & our State Heritage Cemetery & Culture-garden community gardening project.
Our McLaren Vale florist workshop and studio collective
You are welcome to view our ever-changing seasonal displays and spatial works in progress. If you want to be sure to catch us for a flower order or to discuss an event, please make an appointment on 08 8323 9669.
And you can follow us on Instagram and Facebook for studio updates.
We welcome prunings, pickings and cuttings from local gardens and farms. Please get in touch if you would like to be involved…
If you are keen to be a studio or event helper, please send us an expression of interest: firstname.lastname@example.org
For cemetery/community gardening, we gather on the first Monday of the month, 9-12.30, with morning tea. Bring your favourite tools & plants for donation are also welcome any time. The cemetery is a non-profit entity, so tax deductable donations for its care are welcome.
We hope to work with you soon, Hope Lovelock Deane, Studio Director
MA(VA) by Research, Grad. Cert. Management (Arts), BA(VA) Hons.1
Commissioners and clients:
Adelaide Festival Centre, Never Never Gin Distillery, Salopian Inn, Chalk Hill Wines,
City of Adelaide, WOMAD, Scholz-Vinall Architects, Adelaide Central Plaza, Maxwell
Wines, Fleurieu Living Magazine, Fino Vino, Helpmann Academy, Transport SA,
Adelaide Central Market, McLaren Vale Grape Wine and Tourism, Trans Adelaide,
University of South Australia, Fleurieu Art Prize, South Australian School of Art,
Tasting Australia, City of Unley, City of Onkaparinga, Inkwell, Fleurieu Food, Samstag
Museum, Tipi Lane, Contemporary Art Centre of SA (now ACE), Little Road Studio,
Chalk Hill Wines, Fleurieu Arthouse, The Australian Festival for Young People,
Sweetshute, Fino Seppeltsfield, Fleurieu Sounds, Craft South (now Guildhouse),
Swanbury Penglase Architects, Fleurieu Future Leaders, Wildflower Bell-tent Hire,
Bungala House, Venyu, Adelaide FRINGE Festival, Anatoly Patrick Architecture, Arts
We get more comments about the flowers than most of the art work! Our counter would look naked without them now.
I don’t know anyone better in our region than Hope at creating organic, soulful spaces.
I just wanted to say thank you for turning what was a very drab and industrial looking space into an inspiring (and very WOMAD) haven.
You are a miracle worker.
Marketing Manager WOMADelaide