Cook and the Pacific, an exhibition, National Library of Australia, starts September 22 and showcases 3 journals written by Captain James Cook about his voyages
New York Botanical Garden celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2016 with events such as The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium and a publication, tracing its development
Melbourne born and based botanical, scientific and natural history artist, illustrator and teacher Mali Moir produces stunning images of insects, flowers, animals and fish from the waters of the deep. She believes ‘artists make science visible’. Combining botanical and horticultural knowledge with her artistic skills, the artist has contributed pen-and-ink…
Australia’s architectural and garden styles developed through the imposition of European cultures on the land and its people from Federation to the Fifties.
Today’s passion for botanical art documenting the beauty of garden flowers herbs vegetables and exotics in detail was kick-started by Basil Besler (1561-1629)
Josephine, Empress of France from 1804 for over a decade cultivated her garden style at Chateau Malmaison, playing an important role in the evolution of botany