The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees

The sculptures are created using steel or aluminum forms that are wrapped in metal mesh, filled with earth and planted with flowers, ivies and grasses whose foliage provides texture and color. Interior watering systems and growing medium were added so that the flowers could last all through the summer.

Mother Of The Earth
Mother Of The Earth
Mother Of The Earth
Mother Of The Earth

The Tree of Birds: Four-meter-long parrots, owls and woodpeckers, all of them species facing extinction, fly out of a tree whose canopy spans 18 meters in diameter. At its base turtles, frogs and salamanders dip into the pond below. The colors of the plants were chosen to match the plumage of the birds

The Tree of Birds
The Tree of Birds

The Man Who Planted Trees: A solitary figure stoops to plant a sapling, a furry dog covered in wild grass by his side while horses and woolly sheep covered in thyme graze nearby.

This installation, which consists of 800,000 individual plants, is based on the allegorical tale of a shepherd’s single-handed effort to re-forest a desolate valley in France in the early 20th century, turning it into a Garden of Eden.

The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees

A True Story : The most touching exhibit, set to poignant music, tells the sad story of a Chinese horticulturalist who tried to save a beloved crane in distress and drowned in the process. Here, she embraces the beloved bird, its chartreuse, pale green and blue-green foliage contrasted against her ruby-red dress while mist rises from the pond below and a flock of other cranes gather.

Fish by plant
Fish by plant
Horse by Tree
Horse by Tree

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