Program Date: Friday April 23, 2021

Time: 3-4pm


Learning how to make and use pressed flowers with URI Master Gardener Cheryl Keller


In this virtual program, you will learn the history, the process of selecting specimens and how to press flowers.  You will additionally receive ideas of how to use the items you have pressed.

Cheryl’s Bio: Cheryl Keller is a URI Master Gardner, a native New Englander and a life time gardener!  Cheryl is a self taught herbalist  and has studied their history, culture, culinary and healing uses. Cheryl’s other gardening passion is flowering perennials.  But, truth be known, Cheryl enjoys working in the pumpkin patch, pruning the grape arbor or planning next years plantings!  She is happiest when her hands are in the dirt.


Program is suitable for teens ages 11 and up and adults 


To register:  call  401-767-4132 or fill out this form at



The library will send you the zoom code to join us a few days before the program. If you sign up the day of the program be sure to give us a call. 



Chris Wallace Goldstein

Children's Librarian 

Woonsocket Harris Public Library

303 Clinton Street

Woonsocket, RI  02895

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