Well folks it has been a good four months since our last update and I am happy to
announce we are back with weekly updates starting today.
This weeks reports comes from Epcot where preparation for the 2011 Flower and Garden
Festival are well on there way. The photos above and below this are all at the entry
way of the park where the topiaries are being placed with each night that passes.
If you have not heard the Tinkerbell section of the new Fantasyland has been cancelled
and with this Disney announced that the fairies will be available at Epcot. This
has been installed and had quite a wait in the hot Florida sun today.
So there will be a few changes this year to the arrangement of the festival. The
butterfly house has been doubled in size and moved to the opposite side of Future
World to make way for the new expanded Tinkerbell area. As you can see below the
butterfly house is on its way up.
The new Tinkerbell section prep is just getting started as you can see in the photos
Last year the area below hosted the bayou of the Princess and the Frog. These wildflowers
have all been planted recently so maybe this area will be a part of the Pixie Hollow
section. Who knows..
Wildflowers also have been planted on both sides of the main walkway between the
World Showcase and Future World.
One of my favorite displays at the festival are the patchwork flowers around the
lake. The right side has been installed for over a week now and has started filling
The pictures below are from the left side and you can tell these flowers have not
quite filled in yet.
Heading into the World Showcase the festival merchant tents are already being installed.
The flowers in Canada are always nice especially in the spring.
Below is a photo of the current United Kingdom tea garden
In France the Beauty and the Beast topiaries have been installed
Another merchandise tent headed towards Japan
These can be found on the right side of the American Adventure
Of course in Italy you will find Lady and the Tramp
This area near Germany usually has vendors that sell bonsai trees
More wildflowers in the Norway pavilion
The strange looking playground on the rose path is being installed
Were painting the roses red....
I have one more view of the patchwork on the way out. Look back to us next week when
we will have a photo update from the Magic Kingdom and perhaps more. Have a magical
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