Preserving and drying flowers is a craft that had been honed over the ages. Hang drying and air drying are traditional methods of this craft. However, technology has led to the use of microwaves, ovens and chemicals in this time honored craft.
A floral Advent calendar by Sonia Patel Ellis from The Herbarium Project theherbariumproje. for the December 2015 issue of Gardens Illustrated. Photo by Andrew Montgomery.