Published On: Sun, Sep 29th, 2013

Free Bloodroot workshop

Oct. 24 from 10am – 12pm at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc.  The workshop, called “Growing Bloodroot for Dye” is being offered by Qualla Arts and Crafts and N.C. State University and is funded by RTCAR.  Learn how to prepare a planting bed, divide bloodroot rhizomes (roots), plant roots and seeds, harvest, and maintain a home bloodroot garden for years to come. Selective harvesting and sustainability of this natural resource will also be discussed. Participants will take home growing information and planting stock with instructions. Basket makers and aspiring basket makers are welcome to sign up for this workshop.  Info: Qualla Arts and Crafts 497-3103

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