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Grape Vine House

This little house has gone through several changes. First it had a roof made from Mahogany seed pods. But it seemed too small so I cut it off and replaced it twice.
The walls are made from rocks stacked and mudded with concrete patch. The base is 3/4″ oak, mounted on a lazy Susan.
The door and window are a slab cut from a pine log that was hollow in the center.
I installed five LED lights: Most behind the front door give a warm glow and one in the attic for a peculiar shadow effect.

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Orange County Extension Office

While visiting the Florida Flower trials in Orlando we enjoyed the many gardens at the Extension office: Formal, vegetable, pollinator, wet/rain, dry, and native.

 

 

 

 

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Harry P. Leu Gardens, Orlando

While at the Flower Trials we had time to wander throughout the 40+ acre gardens.

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Florida Flower Trails 2018 Talks

Inspire and educate. Our first day was spent visiting four locations. Our second day was spend in various classrooms learning about pest control, soils, water conservation, the consumer, business practices and design ideas. The weather was perfect: First day partly cloudy, second day rainy.

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Florida Flower Trials 2018

Two days, three locations and thousands of flowers. Once a year in May the Florida Nursery Grower Association sponsors the Florida Flower Trails. The purpose is to show industry professionals some new and improved flowering plants by breeders from around the world.  (Some introductions were from the Neatherlands and Australia).

The three trial grounds: U.F. Cooperative Extension office Orange County, Harry P. Leu Gardens. and Walt Disney World’s nursery.

 

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Bilbo Baggins House, Bag End