Iceberg Gardens

January 28 2011

Icebergs contain iron-rich minerals.  When the ice melts, these minerals are released, enriching the surrounding water and attracting phytoplankton, jellyfish and krill, creating what I imagine to be an abundant garden.  As the icebergs drift into warmer waters, they drag these transient ecosystems along with them…

Here are two, recently finished, gardens: