Baronnies, famous cradle for its aromatic plants loaded with flavors and benefits, also offers, in its native flora, dye plants giving unexpected colors.
Since ancient times, beautiful colors with subtle nuances are extracted from their leaves, wood, fruits and flowers, and even their roots ...
Per person: € 15 adults, € 10 children from 5 to 12 years.
Since ancient times, beautiful colors with subtle nuances are extracted from their leaves, woods, fruits and flowers, and even their roots: the sumptuous red of the famous madder, the blue indigo of pastels, bright yellow of weld, and the very helpful galls, smoke tree wood, charcoal ...
This is in Montguers - the country of lavender and sheep - the color herbarium (L'herbier à couleurs) was established under the passionate umpulse of Magali Bontoux about creation and vegetable colors. It is true that in the town, many colors plants grow naturally. Bring them together in a large garden was his first job, and then collecting freshly shorn fleeces from local breeders and finally, the meeting of plant color and textile fiber; Today, an old family mill houses the textile craft workshops and dyeing on silk, linen, hemp, wool.
During your visit, we invite you to discover Dyer garden (June to October) and in the workshop to transform local resources to experiment with craft skills around vegetable dyes according to traditional and ecological methods.
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