Beautiful watercolours of tropical plants and fruit

Hillary Parker is a renowned artist who studied at Florida International University. If you’re lucky you have one of her paintings in your home. If you’re in the right place at the right time you can be in one of her workshops. A naturalist and international award winning botanical watercolor artist with paintings exhibited and … Continue reading “Beautiful watercolours of tropical plants and fruit”

The Million Orchid Project, Miami, FL

Fairchild Botanic Garden in Miami, together with the city of Coral Gables, have a terrific project underway called the Million Orchid Project. The idea is to restore the large numbers of orchids that used to grace the mahogany and oak trees throughout south Florida before so much development took place there. In 2013 and 2014, … Continue reading “The Million Orchid Project, Miami, FL”