January 10, 2022
With Fortlandia ending quickly on the Woman Chicken Johnson Wildflower Middle, my daughter and I popped over final week to take a look at the annual set up of artistic, nature-themed, designer-made forts. This 12 months not less than one of many forts can be lit up at night time as a part of Luminations, the backyard’s winter mild present, which runs via the tip of January.
Silvana (by Ben Busche/Brut Deluxe) is my favourite for visible impact and grownup enjoyable, with rainbow-hued plexiglass panels inset with stems and leaves. Constructed like a funhouse maze, you roam the reflective partitions and attempt to discover your method out.
At night time the construction involves life with coloured lights.
The Critter Café (by Floopalina) is a super-cute, camper-style play kitchen or meals truck “pulled” by a tractor.
A drink-sipping squirrel perches atop the cedar-post roof, promoting the kitchen to passersby.
Two younger women had been busy whipping up some tasty imaginary treats after we stopped by.
Equally named Critter Stack (by Colorspace and Texas State Wildlife Society) is an A-frame hideout with a climbing wall and ramp.
It jogs my memory of the impediment