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Girl is planted in paradise on Earth Day excursion

LARA CERRI | Times

"This is awesome," 9-year-old Madison Batchelder of Largo said Tuesday as she photographed numerous plants and flowers in the Florida Botanical Gardens' herb section in Largo. Her father, Scott Batchelder, took her to the gardens, where she took so many photos that her Kurio Tablet battery died during her Earth Day excursion. Madison said she loves nature trails, gardens and animals. "We're going to make a jungle room in my bedroom with plants all over the place," she said. "It's like living in the jungle." She told her dad she also wants a waterfall in her room. "That's highly unlikely," said Scott, who then asked her, "What about a painted waterfall?" As she held up her camera to photograph another flower, she told him, "Call Bob Ross then."

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