Joe and I love the Flower Show. It is an annual event put on by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. When the Flower Show comes to town you know that Spring can't be far behind.
It is always HUGE and can take hours to walk around it. The last time we went the theme was Paris. You can see those pictures here.
I had taken so many pictures that I posted it in four parts. This year I knew with my bad back and knees that I couldn't make it all the way around so there aren't that many shots. If you click on the picture, you can see it larger. The theme this year was Holland.
This was the bridge that formed the entrance to the exhibits. Notice the flowers along the top of it. Since Holland is full of canals, it is also full of bridges and the exhibitors took full advantage of this. There were lots of bridges shown.
This was in the side of the bridge at the entrance. Yes, there was lots of water too.
And when you entered, there were flowers hanging from the ceiling.
These trees changed color -- red, blue, green and yellow.
And, of course, tulips. All kinds of tulips. I didn't realize there were so many varieties.
This was a cool exhibit. It had a huge nest in it with pillows where you could sit.
It also had this kind of basket weaving which wound all over the place.
And ended up with another seating area.
This brick bridge had bicycles on it. You know the Dutch love to bicycle everywhere.
A courtyard with another bicycle.
Isn't this a pretty tablescape? I can see me sitting down there for a nice afternoon tea break. Or even lunch.
This is our friend, Bill Schaeffer. He did the flowers for our wedding. He's so good and always wins awards for his work.
I loved this water feature.
Another exhibit which was strange, but beautiful. These flowers are inside of a metal basket hanging in the air.
There was some art work made entirely out of flowers or grasses. It reminded me of the Rose Bowl Parade.
And these were all bicycle gears.
I loved this pretty little walkway.
A metal flower.
The waterfall was just beautiful.
Another shot of the metal flower.
Such a peaceful little garden. I think I could have spent a lot of time there.
I hope you enjoyed going along with me to the show. Now I have to go out and work on my garden. I think I've gotten some ideas from these pictures.
Have a great day everyone.