Dried treasures – herbarium workshop for Collection Holders

A Herbarium workshop for National Collection Holders was organised on April 14st at the RHS Wisley Herbarium.
Collection Holders were given the opportunity to collect plants with Barry Phillips, discover more about pressing and drying methods, learn how to use the RHS Colour Chart and how to write accurate labels.

Here are some pictures of the day (courtesy of June James and Yvette Harvey, Keeper of the Herbarium):

Many thanks to the staff at RHS Wisley Herbarium for organising such a successful day!
Here’s what our Collection Holders said:

To find out more about how to make herbarium specimens, have a look at this useful RHS guide:
RHS Guide to making herbarium specimens
To register interest for a forthcoming workshop, please email us at collections@plantheritage.org.uk

Did you know you can also send your samples to the RHS Herbarium? Find out how here:
Send a herbarium sample

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