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how to grow broom corn and make your own brooms ~ just added these to my planting list! can't wait for spring!!!


How to Make a Broom

HOW TO MAKE A BROOM: I once read from an survival expert that having an ability to make something or teach something of importance will be the key to how well one survives and even thrives in diversity. Even the ability to make a broom! expert broom maker explains the basic steps to making a functional and attractive broom.


Look at all the detail in his boutonniere. Scabiosa pod, hypericum, broom corn and pheasant feather. Styled by Anna Held Florist, Chicago.

Fall Cornucopia

cornucopia brims with sweet annie, lotus and poppy pods, broom corn, wheat, marjoram, savory and preserved autumn leaves


*Colored Broom Corn Not a true corn, but it grows like corn without ears. The 'tassel' is a tall spray of seed heads 24 to 36 inches long that can be cut and dried for craft creations and straw brooms. Seeds are also great bird food. Includes shades of red, brown, purple and black. Grows 6 to 8 feet tall.400 seeds


Mrs. Homegrown here:This summer I suggested we plant broom corn for no other good reason than I saw the seed pack at the nursery and thought it would be fun to make a broom. (This sort of temporary insanity often overtakes me in the seed aisle.


Country Autumn Door Swag made with Broom Corn