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Flower Press Collaboration, part 2 of 4

Four of us you tube wood workers worked together and made a flower press!  My part (part 2 in the series) was making intarsia for the top of the flower press.  88 more words

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Pressed Flowers - Creating a Greeting Card

In the past I sold pressed flower greeting cards by the dozens at craft shows and even through a local hardware store. I don’t pursue this line of making a bit of money any longer, but I still like to create an occasional card for friends or family. 145 more words

Pressed Flowers

How To Press Flowers

It’s been a long while since I’ve pressed any flowers, but with the garden looking so gorgeous this season I wanted to do something to preserve the different plants and flowers we have growing right now. 227 more words


Activities to welcome spring

Each time a new season comes around, an internal argument ensues – which is my favourite season? I find myself doing it so many times, and I have to remind myself that it really doesn’t matter that I don’t have a favourite season! 448 more words


Migration of people and plants to Manchester Christmas Market

One migration story I’ve been looking into is how plants get to the UK (either by accident or design). In December I decided to visit the Manchester Christmas markets  with… 67 more words


First keep the peace...

Within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.

Thomas à Kempis (1420)


peace, move to the peaceful place

peace, walk alone for this period

peace, be still

be still


Its jade green leaves spread out over the pond,

And its pure fragrance perfumes the wind.

Cool and majestic, it rises from the murky water.

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