‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
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As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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Flowers of the Day: For a Christmas Altar

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stpeterWhite flowers with a touch of red, greenery and a few pine cones filled an urn alongside the altar of St. Peter’s Church in Melaka, Malaysia, earlier this month.

No doubt part of the Christmas decor (there was a decorated evergreen outside the front door of the church), this arrangement adorned the oldest church in town.

Although there’s a bit of a dispute about dates, it’s said that the church was constructed in 1710 to serve the Roman Catholics among the Portuguese population in this busy port.

(Photo ©2014 by Susan McKee)

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