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First adventures with woad

Well, I’ve finally bitten the bullet. I’ve read dire warnings about the importance of being patient with woad harvesting, because: you need a lot of leaves to get a decent amount of dye, and the chemicals that provide the blue … Continue reading

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Did I tell you I’ve got some woad plants?

I don’t know if you have ever tried, but buying woad plants is quite difficult. Seeds are quite easy to come by, but I don’t have fantastic conditions for seeds and seedlings. One of the reasons I am starting a … Continue reading

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