Takanori Aiba is a Japanese artist who specializes in intricate Bonsai Tree-houses. Aiba uses craft paper, plastic, plaster, acrylic resin, paint and other materials to construct sprawling miniature tree-house communities that wrap around bonsai trees.
A rare South American cactus. The Atlanta Botanical Garden has one of the few specimens of this rare South American cactus. Apparently this variety only flourishes in the high altitude, remote (and windy) Andes Mountians.