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Woad Week

Written on September 12, 2013 at 11:38 am

Several people have asked how to grow, process and dye with woad. Woad is a hardy biennial plant, native to northern Europe and the British Isles. It is the source of the blue dye chemical – indigotin. It is very easy to grow. It is the first year’s leaves which are harvested for dyeing.    Continue Reading »