Wednesday, March 19, 2014

"Plant Pressing" Class Saturday At Center For Urban Horticulture

The Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 41st Avenue NE ) is having a class on Plant Pressing Saturday from 1-3pm. The cost is $60.

The information says:
Explore the  world of pressed plants and flowers in this 2 hour class. Take a tour of the Hyde Herbarium with Herbarium Manager Eve Rickenbaker and learn about how and why plants are preserved. She will show you the basics of selecting plants for pressing, the pressing and drying process, and finally how to mount a herbarium specimen. You will also be able to choose and mount a specimen of your own, complete with an official herbarium label. Pressed plants make wonderful cards, so you will also have the chance to create elegant cards to give away or keep! (Retail value of materials taken home: $100)

Register Online or call 206-685-8033


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