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Organic Rose Gardening Secrets Revealed!,Drying Roses and Flowers #006
August 26, 2013
Drying Roses and Flowers
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Rose Gardening Secrets Revealed!
Aug. 25, 2013
Hello, welcome to the rose gardening newsletter. This month you will find out how to dry some roses from your garden.
The Featured rose is a very beautiful and hardy, Hybrid Rugosa Rose "Topaz Jewel"!
I've included a great recipe to make a rose and egg yolk facial mask. (Wonderful, and refreshing)
Table of Contents1. How to Dry Roses and Flowers From your Garden
2. Featured Rose "Topaz Jewel"
3. Recipe for Making Rose and Egg Yolk Facial Mask
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Learn How to Dry the Roses and Flowers in your GardenAs another season of gardening is winding down, be sure to dry some flowers, including rose petals. There are lots of ways to use them in crafts, and even recipes! You can never have enough dried flowers, and dried roses for potpourri! Collect as many as you can, and then dry them using the method of your choice. This is a crash course to making potpourri . I’ll also give you this link to making a wonderful scented Christmas potpourri. (It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas). If you are feeling really creative, use that potpourri to make a “Lighted Potpourri Jar”. Or how about making some homemade cosmetics? Rose petal soap anyone? Check out this page for lots of craft ideas using roses. Or.... go to All About Rose Gardening Site Map, and you’ll find links to every page on my site! Book mark pages that interest you, and don’t forget to “share” pages on Face book or Twitter!
How to Dry and Preserve Flowers
Even some Great Books to get you Started!Drying Flowers is really easy to do!
By removing the moisture in the flowers, you can preserve the color and beauty of them. Once the flowers are dried, you will be able to use them in any of your craft projects.
There are several methods of drying roses and flowers. When preserving flowers,any method will give you the same end result, so the method you choose is that of personal preference. How to Dry Flowers
Ideas for Using your Dried Roses and FlowersOnce you get some flowers and roses dried, you'll want to use them in crafts and projects! Make crafts for your self, or make some to give as gifts!
Here's a page with lots of ideas to get you started!
Featured Rose "Topaz Jewel"
This rose produces beautiful Hybrid Rugosa roses of a very unique color. The large, cupped flowers are a smokey yellow color. It is not the typical color of a Rugosa rose.
The bush grows around 5 feet tall, with lots of prickly foliage. Clusters of flowers are produced all season.
This is a lovely rose that is very hardy.
Will you share your rose photos?Want to have the picture of Your Rose featured on a page on the allaboutrosegardening.com web site? As you know, I am always adding new pages of specific roses with the specifics about them, along with growing information. I don't always have a picture to show you....(That's where you (my readers) can help!)
Please send in your best pictures of your roses, so I can add them to any page without one. It will also be added to the page along with your comments on how the rose performs for you.
Even if the specific rose page already has a picture, any page can have more picture with comments... so still send your picture.
Thanks so much for sharing your roses with us!
Send in those photos!
For Lots more information, ideas and tips on growing and using roses visit the web site:www.allaboutrosegardening.com
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