Florilegia News

Two New Books on Botanical Painting from the Crowood Press!

Both books are available from Crowood Press. Click Here for more information.


Botanical Painting by Mariella Baldwin £16.99

Botanical Painting seeks to convey the essence and beauty of a plant though accurate rendition. Written in an accessible style and beautifully illustrated, this practical book aims to unravel some of the perceived mysteries of the art by revealing the steps that go towards making a stunning painting. By breaking complex forms down into basic shapes, it provides a foundation for building and developing detail in a painting.

Botany for Artists by Lizbeth Leech £18.99

Botany for Artists is an accessible introduction to the world of plant science. It is aimed at anyone who is interested in plants and flowers, especially those who wish to draw or plant them without sacrificing technical accuracy to aesthetic quality.

The Highgrove Florilegium artist Sally Strawson Interviewed: Artist's Flowers By Royal Appointment

Sally Strawson has been part of an international team painting flowers for Prince Charles. Michael Hickling reports.


The Highgrove Florilegium wins Special Book Award

The Highgrove Florilegium wins the ‘Special Book Award’ at the Spears Wealth Management Book Awards.

The Highgrove Florilegium on New Zealand TV News 

TVNZ featured The Highgrove Florilegium and the involvement of New Zealand artist Susan Worthington who had three watercolours accepted for the project.

The Highgrove Florilegium on BBC News

The Highgrove Florilegium featured on BBC News with one of our Volume II artists Celia Crampton at The National Trust Property Hidcote Manor Gardens where she is 'Artist in Residence'.