Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx at the NYBG, is an immersive experience, with a variety of colors and textures, capturing the imagination
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest horticultural event the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show will be presented by Lawn Solutions March 27 – 31, 2019
The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) has wondrous events planned for Spring and Summer including their annual NYBG Garden Art & Antiques Fair starting May 3 – 6
The Language of Ornament a FREE entry exhibition at NGV International from February 25 2017 will challenge the mind, engage the spirit and connect with the soul
Spring arriving in Australia is celebrated on 1st September, by wearing sprigs of Acacia pycnantha or Wattle, the ravishing plant from the Mimosaceae family
Australia’s architectural and garden styles developed through the imposition of European cultures on the land and its people from Federation to the Fifties.
At the English colonization of this extraordinary continent in 1788 the flora was so exotic many explorers thought they would find the original Garden of Eden
Roman commentator Pliny the Elder recorded two kinds of villas: villa urbana, a country seat easily reached from Rome and villa rustica, the farm-house estate
Flora, Motifs from Nature Show at David Roche Foundation Viewing Gallery, Adelaide is a celebration of life and homage to David Roche’s love of floral ornament
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)
In 1833 the dahlia was decreed a ‘florist’s flower’ joining a list of those suitable for developing the fine English art of fashionable flower arrangement
We have started the year talking about gardens including Flora, First Fleet to Federation. Then there is First Impressions and Lasting Impressions with the art of gardens in France. And, in Japan we talk about the bountiful beauties of old gardens that are really breathtaking. Our On Line Video of the month is Culture in the Colonies just in time for Australia Day.