Broom Update

The Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) is gone. I appreciate all of you who warned me about the potential problem of letting it go to seed.

The dyer’s broom (Genista tinctoria) is now in full bloom and there is plenty of room for it to spread.

broom in bloom
broom in bloom
dyer's broom, detail
dyer’s broom, detail
left, cotton woven shibori with various mordants, right, wool  with alum mordant. dyed with broom
left, cotton woven shibori with various mordants                                                                                   right, wool with alum mordant                                                                                                                        dyed with broom

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