Steve Poppe, (in background) Horticulture Scientist, selects the proper placement for each flower while student workers follow to plant.
That's a lot of flowers!
Each year, approximately 13,000 flowers are planted at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in the Horticulture Display Garden, Morris. A majority of these flowers are for research purposes, and the remaining are used to create aesthetically appealing displays.
Steve Poppe, Horticulture Scientist selects the proper placement for each flower while student workers follow to plant.
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