The Art of Drying Plants and Flowers Author:Mabel Squires From the dust jacket: "The first part of the book tells what plants will dry well and where to find them. All plants whether growing wild, in the garden or in the tropics are included. A color wheel of plants shows both the variety of colors and of plants available. — Then comes a comprehensive section of picking and drying flowers and foliages, ... more »as well as nuts, seed pods and cones. There are detailed charts which give drying times and methods and complete instructions for building a drying rack.
The final and largest part of the book tells the many ways in which dried materials can be used, and here (the author's) imagination and talent come into full play. She discusses how to put an arrangement together and how to select a suitable container for it."« less