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- Pinks from Second Year WoadHello fellow plant dye enthusiasts! I’m here today to tell you about a use for your 2nd year woad leaves (other than waiting for seeds, chicken feed, or compost additive)! As we know, woad (Isatis tinctoria) is a rather plainContinue reading “Pinks from Second Year Woad”
- Growing Dyer’s CoreopsisA lovely North American native prairie plant, a bee magnet, and a strong orange in the dye pot – what’s not to love?! Dyer’s Coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria) – Click for seeds! A cheerful North American native, this annual plant isContinue reading “Growing Dyer’s Coreopsis”
- Growing Japanese IndigoHere is a quick little growing guide for this great plant! Japanese Indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) – Click for seeds! A member of the knotweed family, this easy to grow annual plant has long been a part of Japanese culture andContinue reading “Growing Japanese Indigo”