It must be a significant date because lots happened on the 17th of July, like -besides a significant birthday- the Pope speaking in Sydney, and the opening of Melbourne's own Vertical Garden by botanist Patrick Blanc. Described as endearing, charming, and eccentric by writer Lucy Feagins (for Melbourne International Design Festival 08) who had the good fortune of hearing him speak at the presentation of his first work for Melbourne.
Painting with a palette of plants. Image via Style Mag
My living room. No, not really. Image via MIDF