A weaver's garden

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Interweave Press, LLC, 1987 - Crafts & Hobbies - 230 pages
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Plants for dyeing, herbs for repelling moths, fibers for spinning and stuffing, woody shrubs for traditional textile tools -- their histories, complete horticultural treatments, and contemporary uses are all covered in detail.

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Review: A Weaver's Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers

User Review  - Painting - Goodreads

Great pictures. I liked how the author displayed her results. Read full review

Review: A Weaver's Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers

User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

Rita Buchanan is knowledgeable and a great writer. She demystifies growing so many different plants for dye, fiber and even soap. Not exhaustive, but a great overview of many of the best plants for fibre fun! Read full review

Contents

Dyes from Plants
55
Soap Plants for Cleaning Textiles
123
Fragrant Plants to Scent and Protect Textiles
141
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About the author (1987)

Rita Buchanan is the coeditor and co-author of TAYLOR'S MASTER GUIDE TO GARDENING as well as many other books. A botanist, horticulturist, and passionate gardener and designer, she turned a featureless cow pasture into a glorious garden landscape surrounding her home. She resides in Connecticut.

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