We visited the US Botanic Garden’s annual “Season’s Greenings” display titled “Roadside Attractions” featuring plant-based recreations of iconic sights from across the United States, with G gauge model trains chugging around, below, through and above the displays.
Constructed by pecan farmer George James, the Giant Pecan is made of concrete and is a tribute to the Starking Hardy Giant pecan variety, which James discovered. The pecan is 7 feet tall and 12 feet long, and weighs 12,000 pounds. It is a contender for the title of World’s Largest Pecan. Brunswick is considered the pecan capital of Missouri and holds a Pecan Festival every year.
Building materials: cedar bark, Harry Lauder’s walking stick, shelf fungus, cedar slice grapevine
Hollywood Sign, Hollywood, California, posted earlier: