Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Gardeners get ready: 2008 Flower and Garden Shows

Anxious to get out in the garden and start planting, but cold weather and gray skies holding you back? Gardeners put on your walking shoes and get ready. The 2008 Flower and Garden Show season is about to start and thousands of garden enthusiasts, from neophytes to master gardeners, will find garden design inspiration and advice to make this year’s garden the best ever.

Show highlights typically include professionally landscaped gardens; amateur and professional floral designs; seminars and demonstrations; horticultural information and advice for gardeners of all ages; and great shopping.

One of the first shows is the 21st annual Southeastern Flower Show.
This year’s theme: Imagine That!
Wednesday, January 30 – Sunday, February 3, 2008
Georgia World Congress Center, located across from CNN Center at Andrew Young International Boulevard and Marietta Street,
Atlanta, GA.

The granddaddy of all flower shows: the Philadelphia Flower Show.
This year’s theme: Jazz It Up
Sunday, March 2 - Sunday, March 9
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

Begun in 1829, the Philadelphia Flower Show is the oldest U.S. flower show and the largest annual indoor flower show in the world, covering 33 indoor acres in all. The country's premier landscape designers and florists turn 10 acres of the Convention Center into a floral fantasy world with exotic plants and eclectic designs.

For other shows around the U.S. visit: http://http//www.gardentraveler.com/pages/events.htm

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