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Posts tagged Dutch

December 11, 2008

 

An extreme macro photograph of the tiny flower, Huernia volkartii.

Renaissance Botanical Art

During the Renaissance, artists began to depict plants in terms of their specific characteristics and the intricacy of their composition.

September 4, 2008

 

A field of purple tulips.

Imported Bulbs

Learn about the tulips of the Netherlands, on this Focus on Flowers.

October 22, 2004

 

tulip bulbs in bag

Tulip Bulbs

A flemish botanist took the bulbs to the Netherlands and they became a status symbol in the gardens of wealthy Dutch families.

October 15, 2004

 

hyacint bulb

Hyacinth Bulbs

Whether you prefer the large hyacinths that are synonymous with the Dutch, or the smaller ones beloved by the Brits, do plant some hyacinth bulbs this fall.

May 7, 2004

 

dutch iris

Iris

Many flowering plants were first cultivated because they were useful rather than decorative.

March 26, 2004

 

The crocus

Planting and Caring For Crocuses

Everything you could ever want to know about the crocus... on this Focus on the Flowers.

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