Plant Hunters. The adventures of plants, botanists and explorers who have enriched our gardens. Of the irremediable nostalgia of the obsession with hunting out plants.
It is still difficult to assert in the common sense the evidence that the complex multiplicity of relationships that we call landscape (natural variables, material
The feeling of temporary relief, of respite from the pincer of heat and smog that is immediately felt walking along a tree or entering the
In the east of China and Japan the gardens are among the major plastic evidences of the constitutive relationship that these cultures have with nature.
As Rudolf Borchardt pointed out, “for ninety-nine percent, the figurative expressions that human languages possess are taken from the world of plants; for ninety-nine percent,
Punctual like every year of these times, a floral euphoria crosses the city of London radiating from the exclusive district of Chelsea. Here, in the
Rewarding a place means knowing how to grasp the singular, exclusive, speaking physiognomy. But, even before that, the very idea of awarding a prize to
She is a proponent in the early twentieth century of the affirmation of the professional presence of women in the garden and particularly in horticulture.
There is a measure, of participation and distance together, of discreet active protagonism. Which is rarely encountered in that widespread category of books that aspire
In the rich and complex variety of suggestions that cross it, the iconographic program of that condensation of history, art and power that is Palazzo