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A Quick Pressing Engagement

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Every gardener should have a flower press to preserve the beauty of their flowers and leaves.  I shared my traditional flower press awhile ago, one my husband made from wood. I also tried out a microwave flower press (an idea from the book below) To make a microwave flower press, cut two pieces of thick cardboard – about 10 inches square – but the actual size will depend on the dimensions of your microwave. You also need sheets of newsprint the same size, and wide elastic bands. You can’t fit the larger leaves or many flowers into this press, so
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