UW Botanic Gardens: Plant Pressing

Explore the world of pressed plants and flowers in this 2 hour class. Take a tour of the Hyde Herbarium with Herbarium Manager Eve Rickenbaker and learn about how and why plants are preserved. She will show you the basics of selecting plants for pressing, the pressing and drying process, and finally how to mount a herbarium specimen. You will also be able to choose and mount a specimen of your own, complete with on official herbarium label. Pressed plants make wonderful cards, so you will also have the chance to create elegant cards to give away or keep! (Retail value of materials taken home: $100)
Class will meet in Merrill Hall for a tour of the Hyde Herbarium.
Cost: $50; $60 after March 15.
Register Online or call 206-685-8033