sunflower
Courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden

Drying Supplies

Most of the supplies used to dry flowers can be found in your local crafts store.

Silica gel is expensive; a more economical alternative is 40% borax and 60% white cornmeal. This recipe takes longer to dry the flowers, so leave them in the container for 2 weeks.

Shown here: sunflower (Helianthus annuus cv.)








New on the Web


Around The Web



Bold Style Calendar

Sep
23
Space Saver

If there’s no room for a nightstand or bedside table, add a built-in shelf instead. It holds the... » See Full Calendar