Tag Archive: waterleaf

Natural Dye Lightfastness Results

Last summer I did a lot of natural dye experiments,  I gave the samples a year to rest, and then put them out in the sun for a month to see how they… Continue reading

Biological Inventories and One Thing Leads to Another

One of the projects I work on intermittently is a biological inventory of our farm.  I want to create a baseline of the species that live here, for future reference. This is not… Continue reading

More Beautiful Yellows

Here are the latest results from my dye jars* – Jenny Dean mentions hawthorn in her book Wild Color.  She recommends using the flowers or berries, and says the leaves and twigs will… Continue reading