Butterfly by lant
Butterfly by lant

If you are in Atlanta between now and October 31, take some time out to explore the largest living plant sculpture exhibition every displayed in the United States!

Butterfly by lant
Butterfly by lant

She, alone, is made up of 18,000 annuals.
“Each sculpture is a living, sophisticated evolution of the traditional ‘stuffed topiary technique,” states the Garden.

Mother of earth
Mother of earth
Horse by plant
Horse by plant

“Thousands of meticulously groomed annuals are planted into soil-and-sphagnum moss filled netting covering the steel forms – hidden works of artisanship themselves – to carpet the skeletons in colorful patterns.

Habit by plant
Habit by plant

Complex irrigation systems beneath the surface of the sculptures allow the plants to grow – and the creatures to flourish – in Atlanta’s summer heat.”

Frog by plant
Frog by plant

Last summer, at the same garden, was International Mosaiculture of Montreal’s first installation. This year’s exhibition features nearly 200,0000 plants.

Snack
Snack

Enjoy!

 

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