Displaying Dry Plants

Once you have pressed your plants and flowers it is a simple job to get them mounted for display. Some of the items you will need to do this are: Water based glue such Elmer’s Acid free paper or cardstock Frames or lamination machine After about a week of pressing your plants they should be…

Preserving Plants for Display

I always see such lovely plants and I want to keep them so I can always see their beauty. One way I can keep some of their beauty around is to reserve them and create lovely art with the plants after I have pressed them.  Pressing plants at home is not too difficult. I grew…

Take a Walking Meditation

So often these days when I go for a walk my focus is on exercise. I have my music to pump me up and keep my step rate high and I get going! But a walk does not always need to be for exercise. While it is a great stress relief tool to exercise, taking…

Preserving and Storing Your Harvest

Once you have your herbs harvested what do you do to keep them fresh and usable year round? Drying Herbs Drying your herbs is the first key step to preserving them to use later. You can choose to make a fresh plant tincture but this does need to be done right after harvesting to prevent…