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Never-2-Old (N2O): “A Garden to Dye For” Natural Dye Garden Workshop with Cindy Hagen

  • Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre 339 Sandy Bay Road Port Joli, NS, B0T 1S0 Canada (map)

Workshop description:

In this workshop, participants will join Cindy Hagen, owner/operator of Art Studio 138, to learn about growing plants that can be used as natural dye pigments for textiles, knitting yarn, and more. Participants will also get to plant their own natural dye garden and receive an instruction list on how to care for it. Please dress in gardening/work clothes.

***Those involved with this workshop are invited to register for the N2O program on Tuesday, Sept. 11 for the second part of this series to learn about and take part in the natural dying process with the plants they’ve grown.***


  • 10 am: History/introduction to natural dying
  • 11 am: Natural dye garden planning and preparation
  • 12 pm: Lunch
  • 1 pm: Plant your own natural dye garden

Registration: To register, contact Jessica at or (902) 440-5503.

About N2O: N2O involves a series of day workshops every second Tuesday from May to September 2018 for those 55 and older, as well as their friends and family. For more information, click here.


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