Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

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  • Lantern Festival Photo, Porcelain Dragon, posted 2012-08-01

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    Only a Few Days Left – Then the dragons and the other displays will be gone.  For those who have not visited yet, there are only a few days left before the Lantern Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden closes on August 19.  You can visit the Festival displays during the day for regular Garden admission or you can visit at night when the Lanterns are lit (at a higher cost).  The Garden just announced that the nighttime displays have […]

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  • Lotus Blossom Photo, posted 2012-08-01

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    Sacred Lotus – Each year for about two or three weeks in late June or early July a large number of photographers gather near the southern end of the lake surrounding the Japanese Garden’s sacred island at the Missouri Botanical Garden.  There, almost elbow-to-elbow, they spend hours photographing the large, sacred lotus.  For some, these are the highlight of the summer.  For others, they are only one chapter of many seen at the Garden throughout the year. There are many […]

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