The Daylily Garden at Montreal Botanical Gardens

The Daylily Garden at Montreal Botanical Gardens

ruby red daylily (profile) - Montreal Botanical Garden - Frame To Frame Bob & Jean

In the Summer of 2013, Bob and I drove to Montreal to take in the Mosaiculture 2013 competition underway at Montreal Botanical Gardens.  The Garden had so much more to offer, including 31 specialized gardens, and when we hit upon one of those, the Daylily Garden, I could not believe the number and varieties of daylilies covering endless flowerbeds…daylilies such as this ruby red beauty. Read more

A Red Fox Smells the Flowers at Montreal’s Botanical Gardens

A Red Fox Smells the Flowers at Montreal’s Botanical Gardens

Red Fox sniffs among Delicate plants - Montreal Botanical Garden - Frame To Frame Bob & Jean

As Bob and I were about to leave Montreal’s Botanical Gardens, after a day-long tour of the wonderful Mosaicultures 2013 on exhibit, we came upon a Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) sniffing around the various plants in one specialized garden.  What a surprise to find this wild creature quite at home in urban Montreal. Read more

Mosaiculture 2013 at Montreal Botanical Gardens



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Mosaiculture 2013 at Montreal Botanical Gardens

Spirits 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