Series 3 · Plant Portraits · The Language of Flowers

from Forest House Studio

by Susan Neilson  ·  Canadian Artist

Heritage, Symbolism, Stories and Sharing Traditional Knowledge about Plants


Art, gardens and cultivated landscapes promote land stewardship and caring connections. Plants have names and stories that our grandparents understood but few of us can now identify. There are words completely disappearing from the language of our children, which help us value and make attachments to nature.

Hands in the Earth

Caring for gardens, parklands and wild places, we care for ourselves and for our children.

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