Do you have flowers in your garden or in a bouquet that you’d like to dry? Here are a few handy tips to help you do just that. From your garden- It’s always best to harvest your flowers in the late morning when the dew has dried and before the heat of the day. Pick flowers that are not quite mature, they will continue to open during the drying process and younger flowers tend to be more sturdy. Also, flowers that are more mature tend to lose some of their petals while drying.
How to make a wreath with dried flowers: 1. Start out with the base of your choice. You may find that you need to add more to the base to fill it out. Use small bunched and clip to the desired length. 2. Glue your pieces in, I recommend hot glue as it dries quickly. 3. Next start adding your first plant. I always move in a circle around the wreath and from front to back to give depth and balance. 4. Once you have gone all the way around, start with your next choice. Always tr