This book features 60 original works of juried art from 40 artists, including text describing each plant, how each plant is beneficial to gardeners and/or the environment and paintings of insect pollinators and their relationship to the plants.
The original paintings will be on display at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C.,February 15 through June 15, 2014. Botanical Artists for Education and the Environment produced this book and is funded solely through donations. Profits will go to nonprofit organizations working on native plant education, conservation and horticulture.
Lydia Inglett, CEO of the publishing company, is a woman with enormous experience in art, advertising and publishing. Her design and print studios create the highest quality in elegant, thoughtful books. She has designed and published over 150 books for her clients, three of which won USA best book awards in 2013. She has launched many magazines for both artists and businessmen. She was art director and creative services director for Morris Communications Corporation before starting her publishing company. Her love of art, combined with her love of paper and engraving come together in her published books.
In 2010 Lydia Inglett taught an online class for ArtPlantae in which she discussed how books are published.
About Lydia Inglett, Ltd.
Lydia Inglett, Ltd. has offices on Hilton Head Island in the U.S. and at The Cube in London, England. In addition to providing a suite of publishing services, it manages Starbooks, a subsidiary of Inglett Publishing.