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March 18, 2015

Ginkgo fashion by Wes Gordon, New York Fashion Week 2015

Ginkgo ready-to-wear fashion by Wes Gordon, New York Fashion Week Fall 2015.

Watch this video of the show to see more Ginkgo fashion designs by Wes Gordon (scroll to 2 minutes 50 seconds):


Wes Gordon Fall/Winter 2015 Runway Show | New... door Fashion_TV

Picture: Vogue

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March 12, 2015

Spring: my Ginkgo seedlings are budding!


Spring: my seedlings are budding! 

Seeds collected from a Ginkgo tree in Arles, France, September 2013. They were sown in March 2014. I kept the seedlings alive over the winter indoors.

To see an enlargement of this photo go to my Photo Special page on my website.

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March 08, 2015

Update of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New supersized photo on my Photospecial page
Spring: my seedlings are alive!

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March 06, 2015

Chinese Ginkgo tree illustration, c. 1850


Ginkgo biloba tree with small human figure.

Watercolour and ink illustration on Chinese paper (c. 1850) by a Chinese artist commissioned by the Scottish botanist and explorer Robert Fortune. Fortune was one of the first botanical explorers to penetrate the interior of China in the first half of the 19th century.
He is best known for introducing tea plants from China to India.

Picture: Collections Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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