Basics for Beautiful Dried Flowers
Preserve your beautiful blooms by properly drying them. Here are all the tips you need from the experts at The New York Botanical Garden.
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.)