Webinar: Natural History at Home – Pressed Plant Projects
The Zoom webinar with Museum Specialist Erika Gardner aired June 13, 2020, as part of the Natural History at Home series. Watch a recording in the player above.
During this program, Erika Gardner from the museum’s Botany Department shows how to use dried and pressed plants for art projects, such as greeting cards and bookmarks, and shares best practices for keeping your own pressed plant collections.
Materials You Will Need
To make your pressed plant projects along with the video, please have ready the following supplies:
Paper for the project of your choice. Options include 8.5 x 11 paper for a herbarium specimen, construction paper for a greeting card or bookmark, or a notebook to start your own pressed plants notebook.
A notecard or cardstock (if you want to make a label)
Something to use as weights for holding down your plants while the glue dries, like rocks.