Sunday, January 17, 2010

Creating a Garden of Natural Dye Plants - Part 1

Creating a Garden of Natural Dye Plants
Michel Garcia
Part 1 Introduction and Presentation

Michel Garcia is a practicing chemist and botanist specializing in natural dyes and dye plants. He is the founder of Couleur Garance, a botanical garden of dye plants. Set in the Ch√Ęteau de Lauris, terraced and adorned with ponds and fountains dating from the eighteenth century, the conservatory garden was envisioned as a resource for natural dye research and an oportunity to edify the public about organic colour.

Recorded at the 2009 Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 16, 2009
Posted January 2010