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Two-Day Natural Dye Workshop: Bundle Dying and Indigo

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $190, Non-Member: $225 Materials Fee: $50 paid direct to artist On Day One, beginners and experienced artists will find safe sources of color and pattern from materials locally sourced in woods, fields and gardens. We will begin with an overview of how to prepare

Two-Day Natural Dye Workshop – Natural Dyes from the Garden

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $90, Non-Member: $100 Materials Fee: $30 paid direct to artist Experienced textile artists and newbies are invited to explore readily available sources of color from our environment. Surprising hues can be obtained by processing roots, leaves, bark and flowers. Beginners and advanced artists are

Natural Dye Workshop – Plant Dyes Sourced from the Kitchen

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $90, Non-Member: $100 Materials Fee: $30 paid direct to artist Beginners and experienced artists will discover sustainable (and safe) sources of color for creating a natural palette with supplies sourced from common kitchen items. The workshop will begin with an overview of how to

Register for a spring RainScapes training course!

The RainScapes program offers low-cost trainings to residents of Montgomery County, MD who are interested in using their property to improve water quality and provide habitat for wildlife.  RainScapes, include rain barrels, rain gardens and conservation landscaping. These are extremely popular, so don’t miss out! Make and Take Rain Barrel Workshop Workshop Dates and Times: Thursday,
Image of workshop attendees assembling a rain barrel.

Register for a spring RainScapes training course!

The RainScapes program offers low-cost trainings to residents of Montgomery County, MD who are interested in using their property to improve water quality and provide habitat for wildlife.  RainScapes, include rain barrels, rain gardens and conservation landscaping. These are extremely popular, so don’t miss out! Make and Take Rain Barrel Workshop Workshop Dates and Times: Wednesday,

Green practices for property management seminar series

If you’ve ever wanted to make your property greener, but weren’t quite sure how, Montgomery County is hosting a seminar series for you. The Department of Environmental Protection is sponsoring the 1st Annual Green Practices for Property Management seminar series on June 19 and 25th. By attending one or both of the seminars, property owners