Herbarium in the Making and Plant Study Walks

Sunday, April 30, 2017

10:00 – 15:00
Herbarium in the Making and Plant Study Walks

Pressing and preserving flowers has been enjoyed by many. This series of 5 workshops is an opportunity to explore and connect more closely with one plant at a time through observing and working with it. We will be using a microwave for fast results without having to wait days or weeks, in order to begin a herbarium, which is a good way to learn and document the medicinal plants growing around us. Each workshop consists of a three part process – taking a walk to collect the plant material, followed by pressing & drying, then mounting and recording details.

We will be meeting at 10am in the carpark next to the river Ericht for a walk and in order to collect samples for pressing and mounting. Bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

£75 per workshop or £320 for a block of 5 workshops when paid in advance. It includes materials to make your own herbarium.
Booking required
Leila Mayne
07910 553321

leila.herbalist@gmail.com

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