29 Aug '16, 10am

This gigantic flower carpet in Brussels is made of 600,000 blooms

, blanketing the city square every two years with begonias. The carpet is 77 meters long and 24 meters wide, and it takes about 120 volunteers four hours to assemble. The tradition began in 1971 and has continued until this day . Each flower carpet is accompanied by a specially composed musical theme, and the event is marked by an evening concert and light show.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/this-gigantic-flower-carpet-in-bruss...