Learn to make dyes from plants in your garden

SEARSPORT, Maine – Astrig Tanguay, director of Fiber College of Maine, will speak about growing, harvesting and preparing natural dyes from the plants in your garden at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Maine Street Gallery, 40 East Main St. Her topic will be “Dyes From Your Garden: The Natural Colors of Our Lives.” Many samples and recipes will be provided.

Tanguay is an avid knitter and dyer with a deep appreciation of nature and passion for furthering traditional arts. She has more than 40 gardens at Searsport Shores Ocean Campground in Searsport, which she and her husband own and run.

This is the final talk in the museum’s Keeping Warm Lecture and Workshop Series. Admission is free

For information visit, http://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org or call 207-548-2529.