Kiss the Earth Archive: February, 2010

We're tough

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I suspect these display cases and seats will be filled today. I'm about to head down to the convention center for the flower show preview.... Read more

Singapore

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These lustrous vanda orchids (in front of a bamboo pavillion) will greet visitors to the Singapore exhibit at the flower show, which was carefully... Read more

The little picture

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There's so much hype around the Philadelphia flower show, it's easy to miss the little things. The PR team sends out prodigious numbers of... Read more

Polar fantasy

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This may be one to watch ... "Polar Fantasy," the exhibit by Schaffer Designs of Bridesburg. "White on white on white"... Read more

Jack Blandy's New Zealand

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Jack Blandy of Stoney Bank Nurseries in Glen Mills hired artists to create this hot-water lizard for his New Zealand showcase garden, which... Read more

Jamie Rothstein's India

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This is floral designer Jamie Rothstein's Indian elephant, actually a topiary on wheels, that workers are covering with sphagnum moss to simulate... Read more

Jane's successor

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If you're going to the flower show, be on the lookout for this character. He's Drew Becher, Jane Pepper's successor as president of the Pennsylvania... Read more

Michael Petrie

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It's always interesting to see what Michael Petrie's up to at the flower show. His exhibit this year is called, simply, "Bamboo."... Read more