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What equipment is needed to dry flowers at home?

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Depending on the drying technique, the equipment needed to dry flowers can include a microwave oven, mesh wire, twine or string, a large book, or chemical ingredients such as borax and silica gel. Flowers can be air dried, dried in the microwave or oven, or chemically dried.

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The technique for drying depends on the sturdiness or fragility of the flower. A bunch of flowers can air dry by hanging from a piece of rope or twine. Flowers can be placed on a tray to dry in the microwave or oven. Covering flowers in silica gel or borax is another method of home-drying flowers.

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