THE NATURAL DYE GARDEN
Natural dyes are both beautiful and aesthetically pleasing.
A natural dye garden will give you eco-friendly, natural dye pigments for textiles and yarns,
Natural dyes have a unique character – they shimmer beautifully in sunlight and never clash.
Growing plants for dyeing is an ancient craft but it is making a comeback. As interest in eco-friendly products and methods grow – it is no surprise that many creative people are planting their own natural dye gardens today.
If you are considering creating a dye garden aim by initially growing the three primary colours – blue, red and yellow – from these the full rainbow of beautiful colours will be available to you.
Below are a selection of seeds/plants I grow which provide me with immeasurable pleasure – and I hope will inspire you!