Disney Pic of the Week: Spring

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Peter Pan overlooks Captain Hook in United Kingdom pavilion topiaries.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 22mm Focal Length. I ask you, what could be more Spring than the topiaries seen during Epcot’s Annual Flower and Garden Festival? All of Disney’s favorite characters literally spring to life in carefully groomed trees, shrubs and subshrubs … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Spring"
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More Topiaries from Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

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This week’s Disney Pic of the Week theme was Topiaries. A topiary is a shrubs or trees clipped into ornamental shapes. Disney landscape artists have been using topiaries since the early 1960’s at Disneyland. The annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot gives these artists a larger venue to show, astound and thrill Walt Disney … Continue reading "More Topiaries from Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Topiaries

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Each year during the annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot, Disney brings out many topiaries to decorate both Future World and World Showcase. The topiaries come in many sizes from very small to extremely large like the Dragon I photographed in Epcot’s China pavilion in front of the scaled replica of the Hall of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Topiaries"
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The Village People and Tommy Roe Among Acts to Rock Flower Power Stage

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A blooming bounty of festival firsts will welcome Disney guests to the 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival presented by HGTV March 6-May 19, 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort. Throughout the 75-day garden party, guests will discover festival surprises around every corner including new topiary triumphs, colorful garden displays, a butterfly bounty, HGTV celebrity designers, interactive gardening seminars and whimsical children's play areas. On weekends, top Flower Power rockers of the 1960s and '70s will perform, including new to the festival this year: The Village People and Tommy Roe!
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Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival Opens

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The 19th Annual Epcot Flower and Garden Festival opened on March 7th. I spent several hours in Epcot and just scratched the surface on what to see this year. The floral displays begin before you enter Epcot with the Fantasia mushrooms. This year’s grand entrance topiary is Sorcerer Mickey conducting Floral Magic. First thing to … Continue reading "Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival Opens"
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Photo Album – Disney Horticulture

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Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival ended on May 15th but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the fantastic hard work that horticulturists do all year long at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. It’s funny how one notices things like topiaries that are year-round once the show closes. I hope you enjoy this segment of my … Continue reading "Photo Album – Disney Horticulture"
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Beastly Perennials

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Disney fans and horticulturists alike rejoice in the many topiaries found at Walt Disney World, especially during Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Shaped as characters from movies and television, the topiaries draw attention from kids to grandparents. Just don’t touch them, the topiaries, that is. If you haven’t yet guessed, our Disney Pic of the … Continue reading "Beastly Perennials"
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