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Aquascapes: The Art of Underwater Gardening

November 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $8

Exhibit runs through April 12, 2015.

Dive into the dazzling world of aquatic plants in a new exhibition of tropical underwater gardens at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Visitors go ‘below the surface’ as they stroll past lush, living aquascapes, imaginatively crafted to highlight the diversity of the freshwater tropical waterways of Africa, Asia and South America.

Aquascaping, the art of creating stunning underwater landscapes with plants, stones and wood, is a popular international gardening trend. Annual competitions attract hundreds of elaborate entries from around the world. The beautifully planted aquariums can mimic everything from primeval forests to verdant valleys or can become sublime works of underwater abstract art.

Now, visitors to the Conservatory get a chance to marvel at this unique form of water gardening and learn how aquatic plants have adapted to life in the deep.

Details

Date:
November 13, 2014
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$8
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.conservatoryofflowers.org
 

Venue

Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Dr., San Francisco, CA 94118 + Google Map
Phone:
415-831-2090

Organizer

Conservatory of Flowers
Phone:
415-831-2090
Email:
info@sfcof.org
Website:
http://www.conservatoryofflowers.org