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Growing Weld

An ancient dye plant with true yellow staying power – welcome to Weld! Weld – Dyer’s Rocket (Reseda luteola) – Click for seeds!   Weld, also known as Dyer’s Rocket or Dyer’s Weed (officially Reseda luteola) is a member of the brassica family and grows as a rosette of green leaves with a spike-like shoot of smallContinue reading “Growing Weld”

Growing Dyer’s Chamomile

A beautiful garden plant with bright yellow, fragrant, pollinator attracting flowers. Read on for some growing tips! Dyer’s Chamomile (Cota tinctoria) – Click for seeds!   Dyer’s Chamomile, also known as Golden Marguerite (officially Cota tinctoria or Anthemis tinctoria) is a bushy daisy-like plant with feathery leaves growing 1 to 2 feet high and developing large numbers of fragrant,Continue reading “Growing Dyer’s Chamomile”

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Hi, I’m Kendra! A long-time knitter, yarn enthusiast, nature lover, and gardener, a chance encounter with a book about natural dyes led to an epiphany that I could actually combine a few of my favorite things. Garden Yarns from KnittyVet was created shortly afterwards when I realized that my naturally dyed skeins and extra natural dyes/seeds were piling up and in need of good homes.

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