Entries tagged with ‘Emily’

Perry’s People Pleased with Perry

Here are a few shots from this highly intense afternoon and evening – Emily P., Alex, Brian, and one new face, Kevin. We roughly estimate that perhaps 1,000 people visited Perry this afternoon and evening. Links: live streaming video with audio (the lights are on in the greenhouse tonight) three webcams (distant, top-down, and close) […]

Perry’s Fame Increases Dramatically

Yesterday was Honors Day at Gustavus, so we had a big crowd of family and friends of the students visiting. Perry was mentioned twice during the ceremonies – once in Paul Saulnier’s Carlson Award address and once by Dean Eric Eliason. Continuous occupation of the greenhouse by crowds for hours ensued. Several of us, including […]

Breaking News – Corpse Flower

These photos are from around noon today (April 30,2007). Emily Hoefs, our greenhouse manager and expert cultivator of Amorphophallus titanum is pictured, along with Alex and the meter stick as measuring objects. Click on the thumbnail images for larger versions. Alex and I were interviewed by a reporter from KEYC-TV (Channel 12, Mankato, Minnesota) this […]

Unpotting of the Titan Arum Corm on May 24, 2006

Britt Forsberg, Brian O’Brien, Alex Burum, and Emily Pelton unpot the corm. The photo descriptions are given below. 1. Note the enormous stress that the corm has put on the pot while growing. We had to cut the pot to get it off, and it burst about halfway through the cut. 2. Emily, Alex, Brian, […]