Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. One reason that I love Spring is due to the abundance of wildflowers in Texas. I have been pressing wildflowers from dirt roads and fields for years. Therefore, I want to share some how to press flowers in books. Plus, I have a list of 10 things that you can do with pressed flowers.
Thin plants like herbs, or wildflower like foxglove and buttercups will take less time to press than thicker plants. Thicker plants like thistles, roses or sunflowers may require 6 weeks to press. Therefore, the plant should feel similar to paper, and there shouldn’t be moisture in the pressed flower.
If you want to use a flower press instead of old books, I linked some here from Amazon.
If you are looking for a quicker way to press flowers or herbs, you can do so in the microwave! I shared tips for pressing plants in the microwave, here. However, I just love the process of using old books! Thanks for stopping by the blog, y’all!