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Flower Towers #2

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 17 February 2016 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Flower towers spotted inside the Glacier Gardens in Juneau, Alaska. These flower towers are actually tree trunks that are flipped upside down with the root balls of the trees forming planters for various plants and flower arrangements. These trees were a result of a major landslide that occurred in 1984. The owner of the property took these trees and flipped them upside down and planted them deep into the ground.

Photo captured September 16, 2015.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/3.5 ISO 800 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle végétation ce tronc avec les plantes et juste ces têtes colorées superbe
Belle journée

17 Feb 2016 5:04am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique mélange de végétation.
Très très bel effet. . )

17 Feb 2016 7:01am

claudine/canelle from lorient, France

Toujours aussi impresssionnant ce meli melo de vegetation
Bonne journée

17 Feb 2016 7:24am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Belle prise!

17 Feb 2016 9:52am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Amazing garden. Superb flowers.:-)

17 Feb 2016 10:25am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful and impressiv !

17 Feb 2016 10:54am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great shot and very surreal landscape!

17 Feb 2016 11:17am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

A powerful tower of flowers. Super image.

17 Feb 2016 11:34am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning tower !

17 Feb 2016 11:38am

franz from Baden, Austria

more and more amazing ... and certainly rewarding to stop by.
do you know since when this park has been around? i somehow missed it in 2001 - or it didn't exist yet.

17 Feb 2016 1:00pm

@franz: It's been open since 1998. More information can be found HERE.

Carol from Leamington, Canada

I love the close-up view of these flower towers... amazing!

17 Feb 2016 1:23pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I enjoy seeing this closer up! Lovely image

17 Feb 2016 4:05pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful close up view. Gorgeous flowers and nice colours. :)

17 Feb 2016 4:55pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Such a clever idea and beautifully carried out

17 Feb 2016 5:52pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Really original idea and with a great visual result. I love the mixture of the different plants on the top (or should I say the bottom) of the tree.

17 Feb 2016 6:44pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain


17 Feb 2016 7:29pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That guy had an incredible idea and it worked out quite well.

17 Feb 2016 10:57pm

outsidersworld from Everywhere, Germany

an impressive mixed flora ... very nice to look at ...

18 Feb 2016 12:48am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Another excellent shot.

18 Feb 2016 12:57am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

The bobbing heads at the bottom of the frame imply shoulder high jungle.

18 Feb 2016 2:01am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I wonder how they came up with this unique idea. I have never seen anything like this before.

18 Feb 2016 2:43am

James from Central Florida, United States

WOW ... a wonderful idea and a great find. Nicely captured.

18 Feb 2016 3:30am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


18 Feb 2016 6:58am

fereshteh. from Iran


18 Feb 2016 12:46pm