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Need a little springtime? Brussels in Bloom - WOW!

Located at the Grand Palace in Brussels,
Belgium, BrusBiBloom.jpgsels in Bloom is an event focuses around the creation fabulous designs made entirely of flowers. This year it was begonias. Alomost 1 million begonias were used to create the 300 sq meter carpet (about 105,000 sq yards if my math is correct).

I have always loved begonias - now I have a new appreciation!

Take a few minutes, fellow gardeners, and see images here: Brussels in Bloom images
For more of the story on this amazing feat: Brussels Flower Carpet

(A good thing to look at during this immensely snowy winter here!)


Amy Baker said:

That is amazing! Makes me miss the Dayton's flower show! Also I looked it up (because 105,000 square yards didn't sound right!) and it is 2,000 sq meters (I think about half an acre). Love your blog!

Sue Senger said:

Did this really happen in February 2011? I would love to see it in person in 2012 so I need to know when it happens.

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