Mosaiculture 2013 at Montreal Botanical Gardens in Quebec

Mosaiculture 2013 at Montreal Botanical Gardens in Quebec

Spirit of the Wood, Cernunnos topiary at Mosaiculture 2013, at Montreal Botancial Garden, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

When I read Sonia Day’s article in the Toronto Star, about Mosaiculture 2013, an international competition being held at the Montreal Botanical Garden, I was consumed with intrigue.  Competitors from around the world had created giant living “sculptures” using plants as their medium, and the theme for 2013’s competition was Land of Hope.  Bob, and I just had to go and check it out. Read more

Monet’s Garden, Our Tour of Giverny and the Water Pond

Monet’s Garden, Our Tour of Giverny and the Water Pond

Claude Monet Water Lily Pond in Giverny - Frame To Frame - Bob & Jean photo

In the small French village of Giverny, we found Monet’s Garden that he began to build and cultivate back in the 1880’s.  In 1890, the digging of his Nympheas basin was started for what would become his Water Garden.  Read more