Spring flower show
Two sure signs of impending spring in Boston: The Red Sox start spring training and the New England Spring Flower Show opens at the Bayside Expo Center. At $20 a head (plus $12 for parking), the flower show is a bit pricey, but after a long, dreary winter, it offers a promise of things to come. Some photos from the 2004 show:
Lots of flowers:
Git offa my farm!
Japan was a big influence at the show, from the bonsai demonstrations to displays such as this one:
Jamaica Pond? No, it's the Boston Parks and Recreation Department's award-winning display (which contrasted nicely with the kinda lame and dust-covered display by the Central Artery people):
The flower arranging competition always seems to pit traditional compositions, such as this one ...
against more modern ones:
It wasn't far from:
Look, ma, no head!
Nothing tramples wildflowers like an all-wheel-drive Subaru!
A shack in the woods:
Fields of pink:
A single white flower:
Pansies or primulas?
Margareta on March 24, 2004 10:00 AM.
Corrected, definitely primulas!
adamg on April 12, 2004 12:35 PM.
i m here
sweeto on May 15, 2004 03:18 AM.
those aren't primulas, they are primroses.
jazzy on September 7, 2004 10:32 AM.
What are the dates of the 2005 show?
Pat Michaud on February 5, 2005 11:33 PM.
March 12-20. See:
adamg on February 5, 2005 11:47 PM.
WHEN IS THE SPRING FLOWER SHOW FOR 2007??? pRETTY FLOWERS WE HAVE 4 INTERESTED OR MAYBE 6 TO COME SO LET US KNOW FOR SURE.
Kathy Spencer on January 28, 2007 11:07 AM.
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