The Philadelphia Flower Show: Celebrating 175 Years

  • ISBN-13: 9780060575137
  • $11.82

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The Philadelphia Flower Show is a visual celebration of the world's most spectacular indoor flower show. Organized by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the event is staged each year in early March and attracts some 300,000 visitors to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.Covering more than ten indoor acres, the event features a breathtaking array of horticultural subjects. Included are elaborate flower-filled landscapes with blossoming trees, exquisite floral arrangements, impeccably groomed perennials, cacti and other succulents, orchids, topiary, bonsai, and much more. All proceeds of the Show are dedicated to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's education and urban beautification programs.This beautiful book is a behind-the-scenes tour of the Show with interviews and profiles of exhibitors, organizers, and designers. Lavish full-color photographs of the prizewinning plants and large displays capture the proceedings in stunning detail. Also included is a brief history of the Show along with a passionate foreword by gardening guru Ken Druse that captures what makes the Show so compelling and popular year after year.Wonderful stories, inspiring advice, and gorgeous photography combine to make The Philadelphia Flower Show the ultimate companion to the greatest plant and flower show on earth.

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