Tulips at the Montreal Botanical Gardens

Spring at the Montreal Botanical Gardens

Winter was really, really, really long this year, so it was a treat when some friends and I recently visited the Montreal Botanical Gardens. I’d never been there so early in the season when the flower beds were being prepared and the magnolia trees were in bloom.

As we followed the various paths around the garden, I couldn’t help but remember how it looked during the Mosaiculture Internationales show last year. Photos from that show are posted on my blog here. 

Continue reading

Creativity Blooms at the 2013 Mosaicultures Internationales

The Montreal Botanical Gardens is the host of the Mosaicultures Internationales this year. The theme is “Land of Hope” and the living larger-than-life sculptures from around the world are spectacular. Enough from me. A picture is worth a thousand words.

DSC02799

Clown Fish (aka Nemo) (Japan)

DSC02808

Polar Bear sculpture gets watered.

DSC02807

Memoires of a Childhood Dinner (France)

DSC02802

The Bird Tree (Canada)

DSC02767

Comesse’s Butterfly (France)

DSC02757

All In a Row (Madagascar)

DSC02793

Mother Earth (Canada)

DSC02791

Mother Earth (Canada)

DSC02797

Ambassadors of Hope (Canada)

DSC02798

Phoenix (China)

DSC02780

Spirits of the Wood (Canada)

DSC02782

Spirits of the Wood (Canada)

DSC02778

Guardians of the Island (Chile)

DSC02763

The Man Who Planted Trees (Canada)

DSC02764

The Man Who Planted Trees (Canada)

DSC02773

The Crane Girl, a True Story (China)

DSC02800

Park employee waters flowers in a pot.

DSC02784

The Uffington White Horse (England)

DSC02770

Fragile Frogs (United States)

DSC02801 DSC02777