'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 7: Quit his engineering job for a garden dream

Sitting at the foot of Cangshan Mountain in Dali, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Mengcheng Garden spans over 30,000 square meters with more than 20,000 plant species. Nine years ago, the garden's designer Xiaolei gave up his job as an engineer to pursue a garden dream. Led by Xiaolei, Liang Si has encountered flowers that smell like chocolate, flowers that can be made into perfume, and flowers that can be eaten. What are they? 

About 'Oh! My Greens'

What is a garden? It is a utopia that carries our dreams for a better life. It is an art that reflects our understanding of beauty. It restores our connection with the land. But is that all? In this series, Liang Si, a photographer who fell in love with plants, visits 100 people living with plants to explore why people garden, how to garden and the stories behind gardens.

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Official trailer: Find everything about gardens in 'Oh! My greens'

'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 1: How to build a vibrant garden in Beijing?

'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 2: She creates an ecosystem with potted plants

'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 3: Grab the last glory of autumn in Beijing's hutong garden

'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 4: They built a 'rainforest garden' at home.

'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 5: Collecting plants from mountain to make eye-catching artwork

'Oh! My Greens' Ep. 6: An illustrator's fairytale-like wonderland

(Cover image designed by Liu Shaozhen)

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