Albany's Washington Park tulips ready for the spotlight
May 08, 2019 02:13 PM
ALBANY – Final preps are underway in Albany for Tulip Fest.
The annual festival takes place in Washington Park on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12.
NewsChannel 13 spotted some people in Washington Park on Friday who were getting a sneak peek at the tulips before the big show.
There are 90,000 tulips in the park.
"Tulips love the cold weather. As soon as it reaches 75 [degrees] or above, they start cooking. They don't like to be warm. So this is the ideal spring for them, honestly," said Jessica Morgan, city gardener.
For a closer look at some of the tulips, watch the video of John Craig's story.
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Created: May 08, 2019 02:13 PM
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