08 Jun '11, 3pm

Artist Creates a Floating Garden Habitat for Wildlife : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Artist Creates a Floating Garden Habitat for Wildlife : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

The island 'garden' will also include several sculptural 'nests' based on the nests of birds that might be found in the Basin; Moorhens, Herons, and Blackbirds. These nests are larger than normal, elevated and held on steel structures to give the garden a strong visual focus even when the plants are in a dormant winter phase. They look like little straw-roofed cabanas which will attract wildlife to the island and give them shelter. One duck has already found this to be a cozy spot

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/artist-wild-life-...

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