Tag Archives: Lan Su

Wednesday Vignette – two sides… at least!

A few weeks ago, when I visited Lan Su, I was fascinated with the papery remnants of the Lotus blossoms reflecting in the pond. So intriguing, but so dreadfully difficult to capture. Reflections are mesmerizing as they often show aspects … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – changing directions

If you read my last post, you know why I was here – in broad daylight. Not that I minded – there are beautiful vistas wherever you look, at Lan Su. And this week, I have felt an urgent need … Continue reading

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Glimpses from the 2017 Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase at Lan Su

I have my sweet friend William to thank for the privilege of attending the opening night of this floral extravaganza. It’s an annually occurring event centering on the Chrysanthemum – the flower of the ninth lunar month – and taps … Continue reading

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A lovely January day at Lan Su

Any chance I get, I visit the Lan Su garden. This time, it was in the company of a class of 6- and 7-graders. My kid’s Mandarin teacher set up the field trip, and I took a couple of hours … Continue reading

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Lan Su – an inner city treasure

Visiting Lan Su is always like stepping into another world, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A couple of weeks ago, it was the first garden on the agenda during the three-day hort-head extravaganza referred to … Continue reading

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