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31/12/01 Ice and a touch of snow around Eden, but the colour shines through.

 

23/12/01 Promises of a piazza, cafe, and a restaurant with fantastic food, all happening in and around the major refurbishment. of the Visitor Centre.  Flowers displays in the WTB.

 

20/12/01 Spanish guitar echo's around the WTB. The last public evening opening before Christmas.  Merry Christmas Eden

 

20/12/01 The walls are blue or going blue.  Christmas balloon ball awaiting a poke. 

 

18/12/01 Adam and the night sky.  Eve in and the sunflowers

 

18/12/01 Illuminated Flower displays in the WTB

 

18/12/01 Horses view to the HTB.  Young visitor taking a closer look at the lizards.

 

18/12/01 What was the Gallery is looking different with the friends desk on the far wall.

 

18/12/01 Tim signing away,  have you got your Eden book yet! Return of the street pay huts This time with a few more mod-cons, like heaters, and some say a kettle as well!  The huts are there until modifications to the Visitor Centre are completed.

 

18/12/01 Night reflections HTB

 

15/12/01 Eden glowing in the sun.  Visitor Centre major refurbishment starts - in the Gallery.

 

15/12/01 Winter is summer at Eden, a hot 30C today definitely short sleeve weather!

 

15/12/01 Falls back to full power - biofilter is doing it's job well.

 

15/12/10 Just part of the new water biofilter system under the Malaysian hut, UV tube glow.

 

15/12/01 The water runs clear in the Oceanic lake and the water fall is back to full flow.

 

15/12/01 Cut flowers from South Africa a sustainable harvest.

 

15/12/01 Eve looking green and shapely.  WTB presents a flower show of cut exotic flowers.

Fynbos Saved - in 1999, one of Eden's partners: Fauna and Flora international (FFI), brought Flower valley in South Africa. The purchase saved 550 hectares of fynbos from being ploughed up for vines. This area of fynbos is now conserved and is producing a sustainable harvest - of cut flowers, you can buy a bunch of these exotic flowers from the Eden Shop.

 

15/12/01 Adam and the rope sculpture.  Adam in the December sun. 

 

11/12/01 Christmas stories in the link building and the latest Copper lizards released in the WTB

 

11/12/01 Hammed Steel playing in the WTB at the same time Cornish singing in the HTB

 

11/12/01 Eve glowing in the night. Part of the flower display as you enter theWTB

 

11/12/01 Giant Bee with Adam in the background - Eden at night.

 

10/12/01 The work goes on, Dutch hoeing on a gradient, tree ferns with growing tips protected

 

10/12/01 A group of conical shaped buildings have appeared, I guess these are to house the Education facilities and may be extra catering for the summer. Not sure the design blends in with the Biomes, but it's early days yet as nothing is landscaped or planted near them.

 

10/12/01 WTB - flowing and aromatic plants are doing well -  Green Team still planting away.

 

10/12/01 The Royal Navy were in the Arena using a spark transmitter  to cross the Atlantic as Marconi once did, web (finding web address)   (if you want to get more of the story.

 

10/12/01 All lend a hand with the digging. Christmas Lunch in Morocco Red Restaurant

 

03/12/01 TV News tries to catch Adam's best angle as Eve watches on on the Orchard

Adam was built by a Cornish artist and ex-tall ship skipper, George Fairhurst.

 

03/12/01 Here he is, in his full glory wearing just the Cornish flag. He will be given movement soon, he sits on railway tracks and will hopefully rock gently back and forwards.

 

03/12/01 No it's not a new sculpture waiting to be assembled, just water tanks - I think!

 

03/12/01 Winter work starts on the Education building - Remember the noodle tent!

 

29/11/01 'Cadence' entertained Eden friends in the link, another quick look in the WTB

 

29/11/01Tim mesmerising Eden Friends with a short but revealing speech. It would appear plans are afoot for major changes over the winter months. Tim will be in the shop Tuesday evenings if you still haven't had your book signed.

   

27/11/01 John Dyer and Tim busy book signing.          Waterfall in the HTB

 

27/11/01 The Christmas log is carried around by one of the entertainers to encourage the visitors into the gallery to see the show, well worth seeing after you have done your shopping.

 

20/11/01 The magic of Eden at Christmas - Come along if you can! Tuesdays

 

20/11/01 Biomes open at night every Tuesday until Christmas, also shops and cafe. 

 22/11/01 Christmas shopping at Eden every Thursday as well (Biomes not open)

 

19/11/01 New steps open, to the right of the Visitor centre, up from and down to the Biomes

   

19/11/01 Apple sculpture by Sue & Pete Hill,  almost finished.  Lake in the Autumn sunshine.

 

10/11/01 Sue Hill, sitting high on the Apples sculpture as the head takes shape.

 

05/11/01 Autumn colours across Eden.  Sue Hills Apples sculpture is taking shape.

 

31/10/01 Apples sculpture taking shape - on the table sits the model for the sculpture.

 

31/10/01 Flags flying high - 'Eve' sculpture getting tufted and a good fine day to do it.

 

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