Drying on a wet day

With a lot of the UK being deluged with thunderstorms and the rain finally slowing down here after a huge deluge, I am glad I made the effort to pick some flowers to dry yesterday (as well as getting in some more sowings in the garden which are now well watered). So far I have just picked some statice and some rhodanthe for displays later in the year. They dry easily if tied into small bunches (if they are big bunches the stems in the centre of the bunch don’t dry but rot) and hung in an airy place out of direct sunlight.

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