“We’re going to Hawaii!” my peeps and I kept shouting on the way there. And it was just what the doctor ordered for our sunlight-starved, oxygen-deprived, pale winter bodies. And I’m glad there were so many plants to compensate for all the oxygen-breathing crowds – I mean, it was SO crazy packed I could barely get over to see Longwood Instructor Jane Godshalk’s amazing Hula Man.
Hula man in AIFD's installation by Jane G. - WOW.
I liked how there were rows of arrangements displayed in their own little specially-lit boxes
This design evokes 'Tiki' the best according to judges - Pincushion Protea
someone please tell me what this is
Ikebana by Midori Tanimune, one of my Ikebana Longwood Instructors
I want to fill a special room in a house I don't have with botanical prints
Ladies, look over here at the Amorphophallus!
Prizewinning Euphorbia esculenta
I feel this way sometimes - it's a good thing
Don't you just hate when that happens?
'Outrigger' - Winning design by my instructor Jane Godshalk! Judges called it "brilliant"
My sister Amy took a lot of great pictures on a much better camera than mine – check them out HERE.