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Blog Oct 9: A tale of dyeing, spinning and weaving

In the blog this week, garden volunteer Andy looks back on a weekend of textiles workshops using plants from our garden. Natural dyes On Saturday 27th September natural dye specialist Penny Walsh and our own Diane Sullock gave an interesting and educational workshop on natural dyes. The plants we used were madder, woad, weld, goldenrod and […]

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Growing Colour

The Growing Colour project, consists  of a planted bed of dye plants at the greenhouses, to be used as a resource for park visitors, school and college groups and  textile craftspeople.

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