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Horticultural artist finds perfect palette at Botanical Garden

Posted: September 22, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/LARA HIGHTOWER Whimsy is a common denominator across the various gardens inside the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/LARA HIGHTOWER Whimsy is a common denominator across the various gardens inside the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks.

For horticultural artist Lissa Morrison, the 46-acre property of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is her canvas, plants and shrubs her medium and nature her collaborator. Though the BGO garden manager and designer's artistry is evident everywhere on the currently developed 6 acres, she says she didn't really consider her life's work "art" until recently.

NWA Democrat-Gazette / LARA HIGHTOWER Morrison says her view of her work has permanently changed as a result of the influence of Susan Regan and her j...

File Photo/JASON IVESTER Horticulturist Susan Regan trims a rose bush near the entrance to the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville in this ...

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Botanical Garden

Of the Ozarks

WHEN — Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day

WHERE — 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville

COST — $4-$7

INFO — 750-2620 or bgozarks.org.

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