Wild Ones creating swags

The October meeting of the Fox Valley Are Chapter of Wild Ones hgave us an opportunity to get a start on our holiday decorating. Loris led a hands-on session. where swags were created using native evergreens and prairie forbs and grasses. 

Drying flowers earlier in the year
allows creation of arrangements
that preserve the colors of the season
Identifying native plants dried in the fall
Loris demonstrates how she makes swags
Joy displays her swag

Some of our creations

My swags