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#18-RBBeach-GlassAfter the dozen RB Beach Glass items hidden for the Strawberry Festival earlier this month, development of the latest item was slow. But it’s out and waiting to be found. The night photo of the location is a tricky clue. Stealthy placement plus amateur photography equals a poorly lit image. Sorry, but just consider it another part of the challenge. Especially since it is not in deep hiding by any means.

Only a fraction of the Strawberry Festival terrariums were reported found though none remain in their hiding places. At least one was broken before it made it to its finder’s car. Here’s hoping the rest are alive and well!

FINDERS
Please let us know on this blog or the RBCA Facebook page if you’ve found an RB Beach Glass hidden art item. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Please share your story. Other details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear.

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StrawFest-Beach-Glass-post-2Of the dozen RB Beach Glass terrariums hidden last weekend, as many as five may still be waiting to be found — most at the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden. The Garden,  20312 15th Ave NW‎ , is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. As of this morning (5/14/13), we have two officially claimed by the finders, three others reported found by bystanders and two no longer in their hiding places. That leaves five unknown. The only other clue I can offer is that there are none left at the RB Community Park. Don’t know about the one at Richmond Beach Rehab but I may check on it later today.

FINDERS
Please let us know on this blog or the RBCA Facebook page which number you’ve found and where you found it because we need to track how many remain hidden. We love hearing other details like if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it. See the last post for more information about the plants in the terrariums.

Beach-Glass-TerrariumsThere are 12 RB Beach Glass terrariums hidden today at various places participating in the Richmond Beach Celebration. Since there have been four hidden art items previously, these are numbered 5-17. Unlike previous items, there are no photo clues for these, only general locations. Check out the Richmond Beach Community Association website for all the details on what’s happening this weekend including locations, times and shuttle service parking.

FINDERS
Please let us know on this blog or the RBCA Facebook page which number you’ve found and where you found it because we need to track how many remain hidden. We love hearing other details like if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it.

THE PLANTS
Special thanks to the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden for donating the native beach strawberry plants (Fragaria chiloensis). Each jar also contains one of two native succulents also originally purchased at KBG: Oregon stonecrop (Sedum oreganum) or broadleaf stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium).

KBG horticulturists recommend replanting the strawberry and sedum or only misting them if you leave them in the jar. If too much water gets in the jar – and I’m swallowing my (microscopic though it is) gardening pride to share my painful personal experience here – this nearly-impossible-to-kill, drought-tolerant strawberry plant will, in fact, die a quick and rather pathetic death.

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To add to the festivities of the Richmond Beach Neighborhood Celebration this weekend, a dozen RB Beach Glass items will be hidden at the various event sites on Saturday, May 11. Each pint-size terrarium contains a native beach strawberry plant (Fragaria chiloensis) donated by the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden plus a small sedum and a little decor. Follow the link above for details on the four great events that make up the celebration:

Strawberry Festival at RB Community Park
Arts and Crafts Show at Richmond Beach Library
Mother’s Day Plant Sale at Kruckeberg Botanic Garden
Classic Car Show at Richmond Beach Rehab

Please let us know if you find one of the RB Beach Glass terrariums by commenting here or on the RBCA Facebook page. There will be 12 to track and we want everyone to know when they’ve all been found!

#4 found

Craig M. reported finding #4 RB Beach Glass on Friday, April 26. It was near Kruckeberg Botanic Garden on 15th Avenue NW.

The next one will be hidden by the end of next weekend. We’ll keep you posted.

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The fourth RB Beach Glass is still in play, waiting to be hunted down. The first location photo was really rather poor so here is a better photo clue. Does it look more familiar to anyone this time?

If you find it, please leave a comment here or on the Richmond Beach Community Association Facebook page to let everyone know it’s been found. Tell us your story: when (you found it), how (looking for or stumbled across it), who (you were with) and where you live (neighborhood or city). Plus any other details you’d  like to share.

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