Art: Indoor Spring

Spring came to Manhattan four days early when, with no little ceremony, the 17th Annual International Flower Show opened in Grand Central Palace. For the next six days nearly 200,000 people whose fate it is to live in one of the most barren cities on the continent poured in to look at gardens, beautiful gardens unlike anything that ever grew in open air, as artificial as New York itself. Here were living tulips as big as cocoanuts, roses big as lettuce heads, dogwood trees blooming six weeks before their time, orchid sprays...

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