Category Archives: Botanical Illustration

Who Doesn’t Love Dandelions?

The French name for dandelions is ‘Dent De Lion’, or ‘Lion’s Tooth’. I like the Dutch name, ‘Paardenbloem’ or ‘Horse Flower’…

by Amy Schimler

Mabel Royds, 1920-30…

Yoko Shima

Botanical Chart by Jung, Koch & Quentell, 1891…

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Lara Allport

Dandelion by Lara Allport

Dandelion Tile…thanks Silverpebble

Marilena Pistioa…thanks SeedMagazine

Anna Atkins, 1797-1891 …thanks V&AMuseum

A bigger chalkboard at La T.O.H.U. (National Circus School, Canada), unknown artist…

Dandelion Seeds…thanks CameraNoCamera

Fiona Howard

Emiliano Ponzi

Angie Lewin

Angie Lewin

 Reine Ramseier

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Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy, Dandelion ring

Andy Goldsworthy, Dandelion hole

Lucienne Day‘s Dandelion Clock Fabric…

Dandelion Clocks Marnie Foggs 1950s Fashion Print

…and here’s a book dedicated to this humble flower, ‘The Teeth Of The Lion, The Story of The Beloved & Despised Dandelion, by Anita Sanchez. Said to be full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it’s also a bellwether for healthy plant ecology, as well as providing nectar for butterflies, bees and birds…

…and it’s a child’s perennial favourite, as they can pick it to their heart’s content. Below by Kathy Nicholls

…and one of many from my garden…
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Harbinger Of Spring

The end of winter is upon us with the arrival of snowdrops by Emma Dunbar

Jacques Le Moyne De Morgues, 1575…thanks V&A

Katarzyna Bajerowicz

Craig Cramer

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Angela Harding

Sue Porter

 Emma Williams

 Elaine Pamphilon

Snowdrops & Lichen photo by Peter Clothier

Emily Morgan

Anji Allen...

Anji ALLEN - Snowdrops and Salt

Eugene Grasset, 1897…

Kate Loveday

Sarah Bowman

Jo Hayman

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Corner Gallery linocut…

Alex Hamilton

Liz Reed at GardenCapture

March Tapestry photograph- Natural History- Woodland Theme-Early Spring-Lenten Rose,Snowdrops, Witchazel, Aconite, Bare Branches,

Tim Irving

English Landscape with Snowdrops, 10" x 8" Fine Art Photograph,  Free Shipping

John Hall Thorpe

Landscape designer/photographer Isabel Bannerman. To see more of her lovely, quiet photographs, check out her Photostream

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Read about her and husband Julian’s work at Hanham Court, their recently vacated residence, with its fields of snowdrops here, as well as a 2009 Independent article on them and their house by garden guru (and my favourite writer on horticulture) Anna Pavord here. A wee film on this magical place below…

…and here’s one by me, again…

 

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