Monday, May 9, 2016

Plant Pressing Workshop Today At Center For Urban Horticulture


UW Botanic Gardens’ Center for Urban Horticulture  (3501 NE 41st Street) is having a class called "Plant Pressing Workshop" today from 1-4pm.    

The information says:

Explore the world of pressed plants and flowers, and make your own personalized gifts and card for the holiday season. Herbarium Manager Eve Rickenbaker  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.  
Take a tour of the Hyde Herbarium with Eve and learn about how and why plants are preserved.
The cost is $50.  The class will meet in Merrill Hall for a tour of the Hyde Herbarium.  

Register Online, or call 206-685-8033.

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