Check out these Tucker Greenhouse photos by a ‘budding’ young photographer

All photos below were taken by Alecia Ballew (a young, and very creative photographer) while she explored the Tucker Greenhouse on a recent afternoon in Feb.

red leafed plant

Velvety leaves of Solenostemon sp. (Coleus plant) found in the Lamiaceae family.

Beautiful red bracts and cyathium inflorescence of Euphorbia pulcherrima or Poinsettia plant found in the Euphorbiaceae family.

Beautiful red bracts and cyathium inflorescence of Euphorbia pulcherrima or Poinsettia plant found in the Euphorbiaceae family.

green aquatic plant

Eichhornia crassipes or Water Hyacinth found in the Pontederiaceae family

Jatropha japonica found in the Euphorbiaceae family

Jatropha japonica found in the Euphorbiaceae family

green leaf with water on it

Water on a Pothos sp. leaf found in the Araceae family

mask plant leaf

Water on an Alocasia amazonica (African mask plant) leaf found in the Araceae family

succulent plant

Haworthia reinwardtii found in the Xanthorrhoeaceae family

This is how we open the vents in the old Tucker Greenhouse

This is how we open the vents in the old Tucker Greenhouse

Roots coming up through the brick walkway in the desert room

Roots coming up through the brick walkway in the desert room

Brick walkway in the tropical room

Brick walkway in the tropical room

Rusty old cabinet in the main hallway

Rusty old cabinet in the main hallway

Desert room cacti collection

Desert room cacti collection

Tropical room right after being watered

Tropical room right after being watered

another view of the brick floor in the desert room

Another view of the brick floor in the desert room

North greenhouse and very old grow lights

North greenhouse and very old grow lights

Main hallway in the Tucker Greenhouse

Main hallway in the Tucker Greenhouse