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Making Nature Work for You

One more thing to make the $14.50 admission to the Frederik Meijer Gardens worthwhile is to use it to fuel my writing in some way. I don’t mean in giving me some ideas to post here, but to use in a short story, poem, or some other style of writing I could actually sell. 979 more words


Far East in the Midwest: Japanese Garden

Image credit to the Frederik Meijer Gardens home page meijergardens.org

Opening in 2015, the Japanese garden addition to the Frederik Meijer Gardens was a massive undertaking for the gardens. 795 more words


Masayuki Koorida Sculptures

First and foremost, I snagged that image from a general search and this is where it’s from: https://www.flickr.com/photos/vidyo/24361120025

Masayuki is a Japanese born (currently working out of China) sculptor that worked with Frederik Meijer Gardens to create some pieces for their Japanese Zen garden area. 500 more words



Lovesick at the fairy house in Bardon, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, and the Mt Coot-Tha Botanical Gardens.

Episode seven of season two of the vlog, live on YouTube.


Zac Van Manen