Cactus Exhibit at the Fredrick Meijer Garden & Sculpture Park
By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
When you visit the Fredrick Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and you want to make your way into the butterfly exhibit, they route you along a path that takes you through the cactus exhibit first. Here they have a wonderful collection of cactus, mostly from the Southwestern U.S. and Central America. Being originally from Arizona, I have always had a great appreciation for cactus. As a kid, when I would go with the Boy Scouts on a desert camping trip, our excursion often included instruction from a Scoutmaster on the subject of cactus and safety. You soon learned as a Scout that cactus deserved respect, and if you violated that, it generally taught you a lesson at some point. Nonetheless, what is being a boy growing up in the desert without an occasional Cho...