Carpet of Flowers

29 Aug

Just over a week ago marked the last visiting day to see Brussels’ Flower Carpet. Thousands of begonias are strategically placed to form intricate patterns and designs on the Grand-Place. Each year showcases a different theme that takes a year to plan so it’s astounding that the gardeners only need 4 hours to create the 77 m x 24 m carpet. Here’s what 750,000 flowers look like!

You can bet that I’ve marked the dates for next year’s Flower Carpet. With a bit of luck, I’ll post personal shots of the spectacular display next year. Here are some displays from past years.



2 Responses to “Carpet of Flowers”

  1. Deep Soul Surfer August 29, 2012 at 7:16 am #

    Amazing. So beuriful & vunerable. Need to see this in oerson one time. Aloha

  2. Clarissa August 30, 2012 at 2:43 am #

    Very beautiful, people do similar thing in India with flowers and colours during festive season. They call this art form “Rangoli”.

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