Silica gel sand is a much finer desiccant than I had used before for drying flowers. After my recent post about trying to dry flowers using silica gel beads, a lovely lady contacted me via Twitter with details of where to buy Petalcraft sand online.
Purpose-made dried flower desiccant from Petalcraft
This drying sand was quite expensive but re-usable and came with specific instructions for use with dried flowers.
It is about the same crystal size as granulated sugar, and I have already been experimenting with it, but more of that in a later post!
Check back in a day or two for the full story of drying daisies!
Update – You can now see how I got on via this link: drying daisies with silica gel sand