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With Spring in the air, why not celebrate the fresh bursts of daffodils, primroses and sweet peas beginning to pop up with a day spent learning how to make the most of them for yourself? Here's a few suggestions to get you started.

Located in a flower-filled mews in Knightsbridge, the Judith Blacklock Flower School offer a range of one day courses from 'contemporary design' to 'seasonal flowers' or 'wedding flowers'. Cost for one day - £240.

The Flower Arranging School offers a Beginners Flower Arranging course, a great all-rounder whether you're a total beginner or a budding amateur. One-to-one day course - £155.

Pixi Flowers offers a range of mini 'Pic n mix' courses - ideal if you're looking for a short burst of inspiration rather than a whole day. £38 per 2 hour lesson.

If you're starting from the very beginning then the 'one-day introduction floristry' from The Flower School is the perfect place to start. £95.

Spend the day with Tattie Rose and you'll not only be given a delicious lunch and come away with two beutiful arrangements, but get the chance to experience some gorgeous scenery on a stunning estate by the sea, just outside Edinburgh city centre. Day course - £120.