Pod is a spacious botanical art studio filled with North light. It sits in the grounds of a private house in Copşa Mare in southern Transylvania. The village is in the middle of tens of thousands of hectares of oak and beech forest, interspersed with traditional farm grasslands exceptionally rich in flora & fauna. 


Here is Işik Güner's blog about her master class with us in May 2019.

Once Again - Transylvania Meadows

And here are Dr John Akeroyd's useful field guides, Indicator plants of the High Nature Value dry grasslands of Transylvania & Indicator butterflies and moths of the High Nature Value grasslands of Transylvania.

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James de Candole

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Photo by Wolfram Schneider.

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