how to grow broom corn and make your own brooms ~ just added these to my planting list! can't wait for spring!!!

how to grow broom corn and make your own brooms ~ just added these to my planting list!

HOW TO MAKE A BROOM: I once read from an survival expert that having an ability to make something or teach something of importance will be the key to how well one survives and even thrives in diversity. Even the ability to make a broom! Here...an expert broom maker explains the basic steps to making a functional and attractive broom.

How to Make a Broom - DIY

DIY Broom: Making a beautiful, handmade broom is easy, fun and practical. Start building your skills by making this hearth broom, then move up to larger brooms. An expert broom maker takes you through the process step by step.

Look at all the detail in his boutonniere. Scabiosa pod, hypericum, broom corn and pheasant feather. Styled by Anna Held Florist, Chicago.

Look at all the detail in his boutonniere. Scabiosa pod, hypericum, broom corn and pheasant feather. Styled by Anna Held Florist, Chicago.

corn dolly- "Corn" is an agricultural term- meaning the main cereal crop of any area. In this case "corn" is wheat!

Lammas & Lughnassadh - corn dolly- "Corn" is an agricultural term meaning the main cereal crop of any area. In this case "corn" is wheat!

The Farmers' Museum: Broom Corn Harvest  How to harvest and dry broom corn.  Plant mid-may in NY.

The Farmers' Museum: Broom Corn Harvest How to harvest and dry broom corn. Plant mid-may in NY.

The special broom corn for this needs to be planted in 2015 so it will be ready to make in 2016...

Special broom corn for this needs to be planted in 2015 so it will be ready to make in

*Colored Broom Corn Not a true corn, but it grows like corn without ears. The 'tassel' is a tall spray of seed heads 24 to 36 inches long that can be cut and dried for craft creations and straw brooms. Seeds are also great bird food. Includes shades of red, brown, purple and black. Grows 6 to 8 feet tall.400 seeds

*Colored Broom Corn Not a true corn, but it grows like corn without ears. The 'tassel' is a tall spray of seed heads 24 to 36 inches long that can be cut and dried for craft creations and straw brooms. Seeds are also great bird food. Includes shades of re

Corn, Mixed Colors Broom  Catalog #933    (Sorghum bicolor) A type of sorghum traditionally used in broommaking. Diverse mix of varieties in many colors. Includes Apache Red, Texas Black Amber, Tennessee Red, Nicaraguan Broom, Iowa Red, Hadley Kidd, Moyer Sonnen, Sattie Museum, Moyer Jensen Gold, Hungarian Red and Black, Ramirez South Chile, and Kepley. Gorgeous in

Broomcorn: Mixed Highlights - The best broomcorn selection we've seen that includes colors of red, natural, tan, cordevan and yellow. Harvest when straw is still streaked with green and kernals are still soft to avoid heads shattering.

Broom Corn Mushroom Brush, Primitive Veggie Scrubber

Broom Corn Mushroom Brush, Primitive Veggie Scrubber

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