Hans Simon Holtzbecker was commissioned over a decade to produce paintings for Duke Frederic III of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf in 1649 of the beautiful plants and flowers in the gardens at Gottorf’s castle. 164 more words
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Never lose sight of nature in 2015 with The Illustrated Garden’s new calendar!
This new calendar features hand-drawn illustrations, hand-lettered text and pages of garden lore, birds and bugs. 67 more words
Experience the history of botanical art at the Hortus Botanicus Leiden and help celebrate its 425th birthday!
Founded by the University of Leiden in 1590, many famous scientists have links to this garden. 155 more words