Celebrate the beauty of summer's showy blooms while learning the fundamentals of watercolor media, techniques, and color theory.
Join An to explore an exciting and approachable style of natural dyeing: eco-printing. In this online demonstration, An will share a variety of plants and flowers that can be used for eco-printing, focusing on plants you can view on a visit to the U.S. Botanic Garden outdoor gardens. An will demonstrate eco-printing, in which plant matter is placed on top of fiber, bound, and then steamed, whereby color and form are transferred to the cloth. Finally, participants will learn about treating the fiber to keep color in place.
Looking for a main-dish salad that celebrates herbs and a “mess”y dessert from across the pond? Then join the Cook Sisters as they welcome spring with two dishes – one savory, the other sweet – that truly capture the season’s bright flavors. The salad, replete with savory fresh herbs and featuring smoked fish, makes a great luncheon or light diner. The dessert, known as the Eton Mess, is an intense combination of meringue, whipped cream, and the season’s best berries.
Join Dr. Josette Lewis for a discussion on why 80% of the world’s almonds are grown in California, the almond pollination problem, and how growers and scientists are working together to make the almond industry more sustainable.
Dress up your party look with floral DIY! Floral wire and tape are important tools when it comes to design for both flowers and other plant material. Join Arrin and learn what situations call for which techniques and how to best employ them.