This has not been the worst of winters, so far, but dark and grey days do take a toll. One sure sign of spring in the city in the annual Philadelphia Flower Show, march 11 -19. If you love dutch tulips and other flowers, this is the show for you as the theme this year is " Holland, Flowering the World" Expect to see visions of canals, windmills and other Dutch treats woven into the always beautiful displays. Few people realize that dutch tulips were the must have garden plant in the 17th century and there was actually a version of a "Tulip Bubble " at one point with the fanciest bulbs going for extravagant prices. The Flower show supports the activities of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and is also the the oldest show of its kind in the world. No mater what your horticultural interests, you will find something to enjoy.
Author:Steve Drabkowski Phone: 215-760-5825 Dated: January 31st 2017 Views: 1,726 About Steve: Steve has been a long term resident of Philadelphia, coming here in 1983 and being stationed at the ...
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