You want to add at least 8 drops of essential oil for each cup of plant material you're using. Two cups of dried flowers = 16 drops of essential oils. Once you've added the oils to the potpourri, place it into a plastic sealable baggie or a jar with a lid and let it soak in for a few days. Place it in a bowl; the scent will last for a few weeks before you need to replenish it. #potpourri
Article & Inspiration- 'The Art & Science of the Herbier', A fascinating article on the history of & renewed interest in the subject- with the added bonus of having beautiful photos! You could consider this practice as the genesis of flower pressing & drying! I've been wanting to get into pressing flowers for *YEARS*!! *French Gardening
I can't WAIT until I can grow my own annuals! LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING Amaranthus caudatus This stunning accent plant is ideal for beds, borders or containers; growing 3-5 feet tall and producing rope like bright red tassels over a long summer and fall season. The flowers are excellent for cutting or drying and the foliage is edible and highly nutritious.