Artist restores garden of glass to Fairchild

December 19, 2014 8:29 PM

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Artist restores garden of glass to Fairchild

In its natural state, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a netherworld of Tarzan-strength vines and Crayola blooms. This winter, the 83-acre park is downright Avatar-like, thanks to a spectacular reprise of the Dale Chihuly exhibit that made its debut in 2005.

For those who think they saw it all the first time around, there’s more. More green glass spikes in the cactus patch, more red swirls in the rainforest, more globes in the pond, more atomic-like bursts standing sentinel on majestic overlooks. In total, the 24 installations include thousands of piece...

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