'Trash to Treasure' exhibit sparks green inspiration

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March 13, 2013, 11:17 am

(NECN: Kristy Lee) - The Boston Flower & Garden Show opened its doors Wednesday and displayed its "Trash to Treasure" exhibit.

Talented gardening experts were given a unique challenge to make arrangements out of waste as part of a green initiative.

One display was made from a discarded lamp found on the side of the road; another used old springs found a t a transfer station. Pages of an old book were made into a floral arrangement.

To see some of the pieces of art, watch the attached video.

Tags: Green, Kristy Lee, environment, eco-friendly, Boston Flower Show, Boston Flower & Garden Show, Trash to Treasure
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