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Breaking the rules: Galaxy of Lights

I have a hard and fast rule about Christmas. There will be no Christmas decorations put up, no Christmas music played, no Christmas-y activities at all –  until after Thanksgiving day.  1,574 more words


Scarecrow Exhibit

Every year, the Huntsville Botanical Gardens has a scarecrow exhibit.  The scarecrows are created by various companies, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  Each one is unique, which makes the exhibit fun and entertaining.

Kinetic Sculpture Exhibit

Huntsville Botanical Gardens has kinetic sculptures, created by George Sherwood, on display during the month of September.  It is a fascinating exhibit.

The way the sculptures move with the wind and the way the light reflects on the surface is rather hypnotic.   41 more words

Dinosaur Exhibit - Huntsville Botanical Garden

I went to the Huntsville Botanical Garden this morning to see the dinosaur exhibit.  I also went into the butterfly house, which is pretty amazing.  I was able to get a few good photos during my trip.

Tree ID Ninjas: Huntsville Botanical Garden

How in the heck do you identify a tree in the winter time? If you’re like I am, you base any attempt at tree identification almost entirely on its leaves. 1,030 more words