The winter months are long and cold and now that we have reached April, everyone is eager for Spring. We all know the saying “April showers bring May flowers”. This year we can expect snow showers instead with the high temperature for the next few days to be around -5.

In last few weeks I have been trying to clean up my photos and organize them into more specific categories and came across a folder from the summer of 2013. Since Mother Nature is insisting on prolonging our winter, I thought it was appropriate to share my trip to the Mosaïcultures Internationales.

It was a beautiful summer day. The perfect day to visit the Botanical Gardens to explore the garden arts. Here are a few of my favourite exhibits:

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Canada – The Spirits of the Forest – Cernunnos

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Milaysia – Hands Up!

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Canada – Mother Earth

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Canada – The Man Who Planted Trees

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China – A True Story!

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China – Planting Plane Trees to Attract the Phoenix

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Canada – The Bird Tree

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Madagascar – All in a Row

My favourite exhibit was Mother Earth. It was impressive to see how big these sculptures actually were.

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Canada – Mother Earth

I have wonderful memories of that day and I hope that our own Mother Earth is kind and brings Spring along soon.

I have create a full gallery of this event so if you want to see all the exhibits, please visit: http://shaunethompson.com/gallery/mosaicultures-2013/

Happy Spring everyone!!