Flower Power

by Nicole Gieselman on May 3, 2019

Flower Power

by Nicole Gieselman on May 3, 2019

After over three months of grey skies and bitter cold, I’ve come down with an incurable malady: spring fever. A nature enthusiast, winter seems longer to me each year. Luckily, I was able to soothe my symptoms of restlessness and gloom at Philadelphia’s 2019 Flower Show. This tradition stretches back to 1829, and the exhibit is the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event.

This year, the Flower Show covered over 10 acres. It included landscapes, garden vignettes, floral displays, DIY inspiration, and booths marketing a wide variety of botanically-inspired wares. The displays centered around the 2019 theme, “Flower Power,” by exploring the ability of flowers to spread joy and tranquility. In short, I couldn’t have hoped for a better way to dispel my winter blues!