While the Dr. Seuss character The Lorax may speak for the trees, Disneyland has their own team of horticulturists that maintain vast landscape at the resort. In a new video, we meet Rhonda Wood, who is the Urban Forester at the Disneyland Resort. Wood and… Read More »Meet Disneyland’s Urban Forester one of the resort’s starring roles
Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is looking its best early in the 2019 event. We recently took a walk around Future World and World Showcase to admire the topiary and flower beds crafted by Disney’s talented horticulture team. Spring is definitely in the air.… Read More »Tour the topiary at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival
Last week we had a look at the role the Horticulture team plays in keeping Disneyland looking like a garden paradise, today we meet Horticulture Manager Luis Gomez as part of Disneyland’s video series “Every Role a Starring Role.” Gomez helps maintain the landscape around… Read More »Disneyland Cast Member talks about Horticulture Job
Without the talents of Disneyland’s original Horticulture expert and Disney Legend, Bill Evans, the park would not have its iconic beauty that we take for granted today. That tradition continues with today’s team of Horticulturists. Here’s a fresh look at the work they do to… Read More »How the Horticulture Team of Disneyland Makes the Magic
We dropped by EPCOT a few days ahead of the official March 2nd start of the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival and were happy to see many of the topiary and flower beds were already installed. Because of that we’re able to provide you… Read More »Sneak peek – 2016 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
from Instagram: The first thing that greats guests to the Magic Kingdom this holiday season is the floral Mickey in the shape of a giant Christmas ornament.
They work mostly at night but keep the park looking fresh by providing some of its most important details, the landscape and seasonal decor. Disneyland’s Horticulture and Resort Enhancement team is definitely the under-sung heroes of the resort.
From carefully manicured flowers on Main Street, U.S.A., to desert plants in Cars Land, the landscape is part of the detail that tells the “story” of each land in the parks. More than 800 species of plants indigenous to 40 nations grow at the Disneyland Resort, making it one of the most extensive and diverse botanical locales in the western United States. The Horticulture and Resort Enhancement team manages the landscape plus the annual addition of seasonal décor for Halloween and Holidays.
Here are more fun facts from Disneyland’s Horticulture and Resort Enhancement team:
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The 2014 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival is still two weeks away, but already Disney is moving pieces into place. The horticulture team has been busy putting the giant Flower Quilts together and the festival team has been working on booths and displays across the park.
Yesterday I took a nice stroll through the park and captured some of their preparations for a fun look behind the process of assembling a great show for guests.
Can’t watch the video, photos from the walk are below the jump: