A weaver's garden

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Interweave Press, LLC, 1987 - Crafts & Hobbies - 230 pages
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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Although this book looks like a companion to _A Dyer's Garden_, the format is quite different. Largely black and white with few photos, it explores plants for more than simply their color producing ... Read full review

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Unlike the author's other book "A Dyer's Garden" this book doesn't really contain any photographs of dyed materials or plants. Like most Dover publications it's printed on rather low-quality paper ... Read full review


Dyes from Plants
Soap Plants for Cleaning Textiles
Fragrant Plants to Scent and Protect Textiles

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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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