Sunday, May 1, 2011

Pic Today 5/1/11










EXTREME TREE HOUSES

The Missouri Botanical Garden is proud
to host a TREEmendous summer of activities
in celebration of the U.N. International Year of Forests.

A juried selection of extreme tree houses is now on display,
together with a weekend of artisanal tree crafts and design,
including wood turning, violin making and
a chain saw artist who will turn a 5-ton oak tree trunk
into a carved grizzly bear (in 2 days time).

Come celebrate the beauty and importance of trees.

12 comments:

  1. It always amazes me friend .... I live in a house in a tree ....
    I love to know your country, your customs .... I like everything.
    I love trees!
    Kiss

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  2. These are so cool. I think tree houses awaken the child in us, or is it the monkey? Yep, I would love to live in a tree house. Hahahaha!

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  3. Would love to see these tree houses in reality

    Picture two, lovely to spend the night in this house :)

    Greetings, Susanne

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  4. Maybe i'm misunderstood but.. celebrating the international year of forest making tree houses?? Isn't a little bit ironic?

    And hey, i love extreme tree houses, i never had one =/ (childhood details haha). But you know, it's like.. celebrate human freedom in jail.

    Kisses for you american friend :)

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  5. I LOVE it!!
    This must truly have been something to see!
    Great photos Rick!

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  6. WOW!!! when I was a child I dreamt of a tree house. I like that houses.

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  7. wow, that looks amazing and some wonderful shelters! Thanks for giving us a peak!

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  8. they are wonderful! I would love to live in that first one.

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  9. Curiosas imagenes de este bello reportaje de las grandes cosas que se consiguen con la madera, genial Rick, un abrazo para ti

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  10. Splendid photos --Rick, loks like you had a good time.
    We have the Tree House people in southern Oregon, fabulous architecture they make beautiful homes, I have some fab photo's of the structures -- some day I will post them,,,,when you were in Oregon I wonder if you ever went there and saw them. They published several books of there earthy delightful homes.

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