The Highgrove Florilegium: Watercolours depicting plants grown in the garden at Highgrove is a two-volume book of botanical illustrations recording plants in the garden of Charles III, the then Prince of Wales, at Highgrove House in Gloucestershire, England.
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The Highgrove Florilegium is a two-volume set of botanical prints depicting the plants, vegetables, fruit and trees grown in the garden at Highgrove. This publication is a culmination of seven years of work by 72 of the leading botanical artists from around the world and is accompanied by text compiled by botanists at the Natural History Museum.
17 de ago. de 2021 · The Highgrove Florilegium is a two-volume set of botanical prints In the preface to the book, HRH writes: ‘From the start it was my intention to try and create a garden that warmed the heart and soothed the soul; a place, if you like, of beauty and peacefulness; a garden based upon organic principles that would mark the turning of the year and the abundance and fruitfulness of Nature in her many guises.
9 de abr. de 2016 · This is the Highgrove Gardens website - you can arrange to visit the garden between April and October by booking in advance. Below is a video about a visit by Alan Titchmarsh to the gardens at Highgrove in Gloucestershire - which is one of the most well-known organic gardens in the United Kingdom.
The Highgrove Florilegium is a limited edition of 175 numbered sets – set number 1/175 being held by His Royal Highness, who wrote the Preface and has signed each numbered set. Royalties are donated to The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation. Book Design and Typography by Iain Bain Drawings for Vignettes and Endpapers by Richard Shirley Smith
“The Highgrove Florilegium: Watercolours Depicting Plants Grown in The Garden at Highgrove” will coincide with the nearby Chelsea Flower Show from September 21-26 and will feature work by 72 artists from around the world, who captured the floral displays at the home of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
Each book is hand tooled in gold leaf and measures 26 x 18 x 2¼ inches. The Highgrove Florilegium is limited to 175 numbered sets. The first is assigned to HRH The Prince of Wales who has written the Preface and kindly agreed to sign each copy. To place an order for one of the last sets, or to request further information, please telephone or email.