Augmented reality brings art to gardens

El Anatsui, a sculptor from West Africa, whose iconic installations of recycled bottles gently sparkle as if moved by a gentle wind. “Art is a parallel harmony with nature,” said 19th-century French artist Paul Cézanne. Over the next year or so, art and nature will not only be in harmony at the Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden, they will merge, and …

Funding for community gardens tops SoBo Council agenda | City of South Boston

Representatives from the South Virginia Botanical Gardens in Edmunds Park are seeking financial assistance from the City of South Boston to help them operate and improve their Healthy Harvest Community Garden. South Boston City Council is expected to consider the funding request when it meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the council chamber on Yancey Street. The garden, located in …

Large-leaved magnolia: Magnolia macrophylla | Community

Something about the big flowers and the foliage appeals to me so much. The first time I saw Magnolia macrophylla was in a Kentucky botanical garden, and I was totally amazed at the gargantuan leaves and flower buds. I knew straight away that it was one of my favorite plants that I have come across. Commonly referred to as large-leaved …

Can Complicated Land Trade Fix Red Butte Garden Fence Snafu?

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Thank you for supporting local journalism. In the 1980s, a historic stone structure in the foothills behind Red Butte Garden became a popular party spot, where people gathered to enjoy sunsets, beer, and the company of others. But the garbage and vandalism that accompanied the fun posed …

Four Pee Dee Organizations Received Duke Energy Grants To Improve Environmental Projects

GREENVILLE, SC (WBTW) – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded nearly $ 500,000 in grants to 16 organizations in South Carolina, including four in Darlington and Florence counties, which will fund efforts to conserve wildlife, environmental projects and educational programs across the state. “We are committed to making strategic investments to build powerful communities where nature and wildlife thrive,” said …

Here’s everything you missed in “Magical Thinking”

Last week on Super girl, Nyxly took control of the Totem of Courage, passing the gauntlet to it while Supergirl failed. This means that the next totem pole was full steam ahead as Supergirl and the Super Friends tried to find a way to stop the Fifth Dimensional Imp – and while Supergirl remained shaken at apparently not having been …

Selby Gardens partners with Ringling to celebrate orchid show

The Marie Selby Botanical Garden will mingle circus heirlooms and Sarasota orchids at its next annual orchid show. On view from October 9 to November 28 Aerials from the treetops to the marquee! takes place at the downtown Selby campus in Sarasota. It features orchids in the canopy of trees through the lens of circus performers, mainly aerials. “We are …