Saturday, Aug 4, 10 AM-12 PM

Plant Your Mail: Handmade Seed Paper

New Orleans Botanical Garden

“Plant your mail: Handmade Seed Paper” Learn the art and craft of making paper by hand as we pull postcard-sized sheets of paper
embedded with wildflower seeds. Once dry, the paper can be planted to produce your own little
garden of wild flowers.
$18.00 (Kid Friendly) Instructor: Jessica Peterson
Jessica Peterson is a letterpress printer and book artist at The Southern Letterpress. She has taught letterpress printing, papermaking book arts and graphic design at Uni­ver­sity of Alabama and Mis­sis­sippi Uni­ver­sity for Women. She holds a
BFA
from The School
of the Art Insti­tute of Chicago and a
MFA
from Book Arts Pro­gram at Uni­ver­sity of Alabama. Her artists’ books
are col­lected in pri­vate and pub­lic libraries around the country.

Located in the Lath house, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park Registration is required, call 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center. Follow signs directing you to the Lath House