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Collect leaves make sure they are all dry. Melt down some old candle stubs, then take the leaves by the stem immerse them, one at a time, in the wax. Hold them over the pot to drip a bit, then lay them on waxed paper. See http://patchodirtfarm.blogspot.co.uk/2008/11/what-to-do-with-all-those-pretty-leaves.html for more details (“,)
patchodirtfarm.bl... Sort out the nicest of the bunch. Make sure they are all dry.Now melt some beeswax in a double-boiler. I just melted down a bunch of old candle stubs. If I'd had it on hand, I would have added a drop or two of cinnamon oil.When it is thoroughly melted, take the leaves by the stem and immerse them, one at a time, in the wax. Hold them over the pot to drip a bit, then lay them on waxed paper. Continue until ...
dip leaves in wax to preserve how to Great technique for pumpkin leaves.