Epcot Flower and Garden Festival 2012 – America, Japan, and Morocco

Pixar Characters are out in force in America and Japan.

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Woody and Buzz Lightyear are greeting guests to the America Pavilion courtyard

There is a special area to the rear of the America Pavilion. It’s an Alphabet Garden, each letter of the alphabet is represented by a few plants – the goal is to guess the names of the plants. Nora correctly guessed 23 out of 26!

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The Toy Story Alphabet Garden is to the rear of the America Pavilion

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The "nasty" pink bear - nora really doesn't like this character, maybe it's his accent

The main characters from Cars 2 are featured in Japan. These topiaries were the centerpieces at the World Showplace last year, we remember that it took a while to get them out and in place after 2011 Flower and Garden Festival began.

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Tow Mater and Lightning McQueen

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The setting and presentation is very striking this year

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The white sandy gravel really sets off these topiaries

Aladdin is missing from Morocco this year. Instead there are some “seed balls” reminiscent of the zodiacs displayed in past years around the “lagoon” in China.

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