HOW TO DRY PLANT MATERIAL: Almost any plant part, flowers, leaves, or stems, can be dried naturally or artificially. Many interesting and decorative cones, nuts, gourds, seed pods, flowers, foliage, and even small, graceful tree branches
Beautiful winter container. Plant material list: Brown lacquered sticks Oregonia B.C. cedar Silver fir Italian viburnum Boxwood tips Seru fino pods Carolina sapphire Eucalyptus pods Robusta eucalyptus Magnolia tips
'Old Chinese Lantern Pod' Fine Art Photography by Valerie Garner This unusual form of a old Chinese lantern plant (Physalis alkekengi), is the skeleton of the plant, showing the seed pod inside after winter. Very delicate with the orange berry inside.
This necklace in the pressed plant material class was very different from the others. It won second prize, incorporating mustard seeds, Job's tears (a grain-bearing tropical pklant), coriander, eucalyptus seeds, horsetail rush, sago palm, poppy pod top, allspice berry, almonds and raffia.
Cilantro - Fragrant aroma with a slight citrus flavor! Each ready-to-plant Seed Pod™ contains: - Growing materials to help retain vital seed moisture and protect the seed. - Slow release plant food to gradually deliver essential nutrition to promote root development. - Specially selected seed, placed at the proper depth. Learn more about Miracle-Gro Groables®
Insect hotel for the Garden. Attract beneficial insects and native bees by building a habitat. This "Insect hotel" was made from pallets and filled with a variety of natural and man made materials: bricks, stones, pine cones, milkweed pods, straw, logs with holes bored into them, scrap lumber, bamboo and other hollow-stemmed plants... even cardboard egg cartons. This is a fun family project - make what you want. Use recycled materials to benefit pollinators. Put it in your garden and…