Gardening Under Glass

Last week was a large changeover at Kiseki no Hoshi. The theme of the display was “Japanese Garden Renaissance”.

A shot before everything in the Floral display area was planted.

A shot before everything in the Floral display area was planted.

Ahhhh, just like Longwood!

Ahhhh… Just like Longwood!

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For this part of the display we filled the log with sphagnum moss and then covered it with a carpet moss.

For this part of the display we filled the log with sphagnum moss and then covered it with a carpet moss.

Using Japanese roofing tiles, we were able to create a display that represents mountains.

Using Japanese roofing tiles, we were able to create a display that represents mountains.

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The finished result!

Look at that quality planting!

Look at that quality planting! Celosia, Campanula, Heather, and Chrysanthemums.

Hello there!

Hello there!

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Rhodea japonica in different styles of traditional Japanese pots.

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Rhodea japonica in modern Japanese pots.

If there's two things that I have learned so far about Japanese horticulture it's that they love variegation and they love crazy looking habits. An amazing specimen of Rhodea japonica.

If there’s two things that I have learned so far about Japanese horticulture it’s that they love variegation and they love crazy looking habits. An amazing specimen of Rhodea japonica.

One comment

  1. Charlene

    The flowers are beautiful, such vibrant colors. You guys did a great job with your display. The tiles to create mountains is very clever. I like your little green visitor!

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