Grandiflora: Gamrath Glass

Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens has a magnificent exhibit on display throughout theĀ  grounds right now.

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It consists of many giant, colorful glass flowers created by Jason Gamrath.

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I will share just a few to give you a sampling of this wonderful installation.

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He made large-scale renderings of flowers with colorful glass.

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There were various types of orchids, pitcher plants, Venus flytraps and more.

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I loved the colorful Corpse flower.

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The pitchers in water were especially lovely.

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The flytraps looked beautiful but dangerous.

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These beautiful blooms towered overhead along the paths.

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I sure do hope I get to see the Gamrath Glass at night before it leaves on

September 29, 2019.

ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT!

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The First Twinkle

If you want to see the magic as it appears, you must pause at dusk.

As the sunlight splits into its various colors and those fade and darken toward grey,

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there are moments of both light and darkness combined

that show the shape of things as they shadow.

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That is when lights give their first magical twinkle.

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I saw it all last night at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens in Belmont.

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I was there for the holiday lights, but got a glimpse of magic

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here and there among the gardens.

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Happy New Year

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