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Posts tagged botanical

January 29, 2015


early women photographers

Early Women Garden Photographers

Early women garden photographers created a new art form in the 20th century.

November 27, 2008


A stone carving of a flower.

Ancient Floral Images

Learn about "true" botanical art on this Focus on Flowers.

November 8, 2007


botanical illustrations

Botanical Geography

Flower names often get to the "roots" of the geographical origin.

November 1, 2007


rugosa chryseus flower

Shades of Yellow

What fun it is to read about the many shades of colors of flowers often specified in their botanical names.

August 3, 2006


white marrow flowers

Achillea: Yarrow

They are a good perennial for gardens visited by deer, who tend to avoid the aromatic plants.

June 26, 2006


A Baptisia bulb.


Learn all about the Baptisia, on this Focus on Flowers.

March 30, 2006


A dandelion glowing in the sun


One of the most common and reviled harbingers of spring... the dandelion.

December 15, 2005


purple violet


The writer, Emily Dickinson loved wild flowers, and like the Victorians, she associated violets with modesty and fidelity.

June 30, 2005


hens and chicks

Hens and Chickens

If you are looking for a plant to play with and have a young child handy you can count chickens and group chickens and make up stories about them.

May 19, 2005


spring beauty flower in woods


Wildflowers seem to be the introverts of the botanical world, happy in private rather than public places, avoiding regimentation.

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