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December 25, 2008

 

A flower painting, titled "Spring"

Dutch Flower Paintings

The Dutch flower paintings of the 17th Century reflected beauty, over scientific accuracy. Learn more about the Dutch, flower painting business...

December 4, 2008

 

The gardens of the Cloisters Museum.

The Cloisters

Learn about the Cloisters Museum and it's famous Unicorn Tapestries on this Focus on Flowers.

November 27, 2008

 

A stone carving of a flower.

Ancient Floral Images

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

September 18, 2008

 

Yellow aconite

Fall-Blooming Aconites

Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.

September 4, 2008

 

A field of purple tulips.

Imported Bulbs

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

April 17, 2008

 

dandelion

Dandelion’s Lifecycle

A poem from an unknown author illustrates how the life span of each Spring bloom is compressed.

February 21, 2008

 

a close-up photo of a giraffe.

Pollen Carriers: From Bees to Giraffes

Bees and other insects, like moths, are common pollinators. However, other agents serve to pollinate plants such as the wind, birds and even giraffes.

January 3, 2008

 

a field of bright yellow flowers

Memories Of Flowers

When there are no flowers blooming in our gardens during these cold winter months, I often find myself indulging my passion for flowers in introspective ways.

November 15, 2007

 

summer sky echinacea

New Echinacea Cultivars

Try one of these charming new cultivars or perhaps all three!

October 25, 2007

 

ballerina geraniums

Cultivar Names

Flowers have a scientific name as well as a cultivar name. Both are useful when flipping through your fall catalog.

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