TITLE/AUTHOR: Flower Drying With A Microwave by
PUBLISHER: Lark Books, Asheville, NC, Copyright 1988, First English Edition
ISBN: (10) 0-937274-48-8
ILLUSTRATOR: Color photos by Studio Four Colour, Black-and-white drawings by Bronja Cramer
DESCRIPTION: Hardcover, White boards with gilt lettering on spine, 72 pages, 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches
CONDITION: Like New, Looks unread and unused, Pages clean, white and tight
DUST JACKET: Like New, Pictorial covers, Bright and clean
ABOUT THIS BOOK: Now you can easily, quickly, and inexpensively preserve all the colorful glory of a summer garden. Gone are the problems of traditional methods - finding dark, dry space, fading, and weeks or waiting - and gone is the need to buy expensive, commercially dried flowers
Drying flowers with a microwave is a technique of preserving virtually any flower. Detailed charts and useful tips help you dry over 200 different flowers, including delicate roses, tulips, violets, pansies lilies of the valley and wildflowers.
In addition, you'll enjoy colorful photographs of finished dry arrangements that you can make yourself as well as projects to decorate your home or to give as thoughtful gifts such as garlands, wreathes, winter gardens and mirror embellishments.
Drying flowers have become increasingly popular for decorating the home with flower arrangements, wreaths, and much more. With this book you will be shown how to preserve the brilliant colors and forms of fresh flowers without the frustrating problems of the space, light, and time requirements of traditional methods. The book also includes guidelines for drying leaves and flowers unique to your particular locale.
This is the first book to unlock the secrets and techniques required to dry virtually any flower -- including delicate roses, pansies, tulips, lilies of the valley, snap dragons, and violets.
Step-by-step instructions and illustrations demonstrate flower wiring and clustering techniques, while a series of glorious, full-color photos show off the beauty of completed arrangements. More projects for dried flowers -- such as garlands, mirror embellishing, wreath making, and creating winter gardens -- provide you with fun decorating ideas.
This book will appeal to everyone who enjoys gardening, crafts, and the brilliancy of dried flowers.