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  • Cedric Morris

    Above my bed is a large fine art print of  Sir Cedric Morris’s “Several Inventions”, a rather mundane title for an exuberant painting of mainly bearded irises. The blooms are lined in a row: blue, purple, pink and white with the rich green fields of Dedham Vale for their backdrop. Morris is equally well known…

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  • The Birth (and Future) of Naturalistic Plant Design

    The Birth (and Future) of Naturalistic Plant Design

    Naturalistic plant design conjures the image of an undulating flower-scape interspersed with waving grasses and architectural seed heads. Best seen in high summer or autumn as the palette turns to hues of crimson, gold and bronze.

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