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Month: July 2014

It’s Time to Celebrate! Flowers as Parade Decorations

It’s Time to Celebrate! Flowers as Parade Decorations

Flowers are one of the most widely-used parade decorations. It takes nearly a year to develop, design, build, and decorate a parade float, and thousands of volunteers to help put it together. Parade flowers come from every continent on Earth, except Antarctica. “Flower parades” are parades in which all the floats, vehicles, and participants are covered in flowers. Two of the most famous flower parades are the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, and la Feria de las Flores in Medellín,…

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Floral art of sporting stars

Floral art of sporting stars

A team of florists has got together this year to create images of sporting stars out of flowers. The floral artwork shows Wimbledon champion AndyMurray, athlete Jessica Ennis and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. The choice came from a poll voted for by the British public.