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Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Disney’s Animal Kingdom celebrates animals in a big way, but it also tells a fascinating story about the diversity of all life — including the millions of plants populating the planet. It’s the first Disney theme park where the animal “cast” will eat the botanic “stage,” and it features plant “ambassadors” from every continent on ...
Walt Disney World Resort Dining Fun Facts – Take your pick. . . There are more than 475 places to dine across Walt Disney World Resort including full-service and quick-service restaurants and portable food carts. In all, more than 6,000 different food items are available. Serving the wine . . . More than 700 sommeliers have been awarded the Court of Master Sommelier Introductory ...
Epcot World Showcase Gardens Celebrate Flora of Many Nations – BEAUTY FROM AROUND THE WORLD — From the seasonal explosion of the Canada pavilion’s floral displays to the ancient beauty of China’s reflective ponds and water lilies, the gardens of Epcot are among the most extensive at the Walt Disney World Resort. In all 11 nations of the World Showcase, the gardens set the stage ...
Epcot World Showcase Gardens Celebrate Flora of Many Nations – From the seasonal explosion of the Canada pavilion's floral displays to the ancient beauty of China's reflective ponds and water lilies, the gardens of Epcot are among the most extensive at Walt Disney World Resort. In all 11 nations of World Showcase, the gardens set the stage to help tell each country's "story" and provide continuity and transition from one nation to the next. This showplace of themed landscapes is maintained by a horticulture staff of more than 750.
Horticulturists Add Beauty, Character and Entertainment to Walt Disney World Landscape – A team of more than 750 horticultural professionals at the 47-square-mile Walt Disney World Resort direct a landscape "show" that includes more than 7 million trees, shrubs and flowers that are part of the entertainment at the Vacation Kingdom.

Character-Shaped Plants “Grow” at Walt Disney World Resort – MICKEY MELONS: A traditional summer treat — the watermelon — is taking an entirely different look at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., as The Land pavilion at Epcot has developed a process to grow Mickey Mouse-shaped watermelons. The Epcot Science team shapes the young watermelons in special molds (pictured, foreground) until ...
Walt Disney World Resort Landscape Facts – Total acreage of Walt Disney World Resort: 25,000 That’s equal to 40 square miles, or twice the size of Manhattan island. Total acreage devoted to maintained landscapes and gardens: 4,200 The gardens of Walt Disney World Resort represent everything from a dry desert to a tropicalrain forest. Number of roses planted in the landscape: Nearly ...
Walt Disney World Resort Landscape Fun Facts – Bloomin’ beauty: Nearly 12 percent of the Walt Disney World Resort property — an area equivalent to nearly 3,000 football fields — is devoted to gardens and maintained landscapes. That’s 4,000 acres worth of beauty. Sprouting up all over: Three million bedding plants and annuals are planted each year at Walt Disney World theme parks ...
Horticulturists Add Beauty, Character and Entertainment to Walt Disney World Landscape – FUN IN BLOOM — Epcot blooms with more than 30 million colorful blossoms, fanciful Disney-themed topiaries, interactive activities for kids, musical concerts by famous chart-topping acts, and workshops with national gardening experts during this annual spring festival. JESSIE MACK BURNS — Burns is a planned works specialist for Horticulture Roadway Support at Walt Disney World ...

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