UK: Flowers From the Farm decorate Bury St Edmunds’ Pillar of Salt as part of British Flower Week

A historical landmark in Bury St Edmunds was embellished with floral color to raise awareness of the ecological impact of store-bought flowers.

The Pillar of Salt road sign on the Angel Hill was decorated with more than 1,500 seasonal flowers as part of the British Flower Week.

Twelve members from Flowers From the Farm, a non-profit membership association championing artisan growers of local, season-cut flowers, worked for five hours, starting at 5 am, to create the floral installation on Wednesday, June 28.

Victoria Uff, from the Meadow Patch in Worlingworth, near Farmlingham, said the environmental impact of imported flowers, which arrive in British supermarkets, needed to be addressed.

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