Nursery and Demonstration Garden Tours
Advance registration required, links will be added as they are available. Walk-ins the ‘day of’ may be available depending on registration, please call us the day before to find out.
Native Plant Maintenance for the Homeowner July 21 10 AM to noon
Create a Fall Native Container Garden August 25 10 am Limited to 10 participants, sign up today: CLICK HERE
9/15/2018 Native dyes Click here to register: https://native_plant_dyes.eventbrite.com
90 minute lecture and demonstration of Natural Dyeing with focus on Native Plants, Led by Kathy Scott Bachofer
Fiber Preparation (protein and cellulose fibers) – scour and mordant
Dye Material – sourcing, harvesting, extraction and application
Post Processes – color modification, washing
Light and Wash Fastness
The Native Natural Dye class we are offering is geared towards beginners and will last about 90 minutes. Harvesting and extraction of plants for dyes will be discussed along with a demonstration of the extraction process. Kathy will also be bringing samples you can view of yarns dyed with native plants.Light and wash fastness will be discussed as part of the lecture.
In Nursery Design Assistance
Offered on select dates throughout the season. More info click here.