Flowers that last forever: growing, harvesting, and preserving

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Storey Communications, 1988 - Crafts & Hobbies - 222 pages
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Describes flowers that dry well, explains preservation techniques, and shows how to work with dried flowers and plant materials

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Contents

PARTI Species Descriptions of ThirtyOne Everlasting Plants
1
First Read This Introduction
3
Alphabetically by Common Name
6
Methods of Drying Preserving Plant Material
81
AIR DRYINGMethods
83
Air Drying with Warmth or Forced Airmethods5io
87
Drying With Desiccantsmethods n 12
96
Drying Flowers Leaves in a MicrowaveMethods 13 14
108
How to Support DriedPlant Material
144
Wiring Making False Stems
151
Projects Using Unpressed DriedPlant Material
162
Things to Make With Pressed Flowers Leaves
181
Color Section
183
Care Storage of DriedPlant Material
193
Making DriedPlant Material Last Forever in Display
199
Making a Profit from DriedPlant Material
205

Glycerinemethod 15
111
Pressing Plant Materialmethods 1618
119
Seed Heads Seedpods
126
The Perpetual Enjoyment of Everlastings
135
Tools Supplies Other Nesessary Things
137
Glossary
209
Sources
212
Bibliography
214
Index
216
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