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The Art of Pressed Flowers for the Holidays
The Art of Pressed Flowers for the Holidays
WhenSaturday, Nov 23, 2019, 1 – 4 p.m.
WhereCenter for Urban Horticulture, Merrill Hall
3501 NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98105
Campus roomDouglas Classroom
PresenterEve Rickenbaker, Herbarium Manager
Contact Informationurbhort@uw.edu
Ticket Linkwww.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org…
Description

Explore the world of pressed plants and flowers, and make your own personalized gifts and cards for the holiday season. Take a tour of the Hyde Herbarium with Herbarium Manager Eve Rickenbaker and learn about how and why pressed plant specimens 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 holiday notecards to give away or keep. (Retail value of materials taken home: $100)

Class meets in Merrill Hall for a tour of the Hyde Herbarium.

Cost: $50

Register Online or by phone (206-685-8033)

Linkwww.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org…
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