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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.

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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.


MORE INFORMATION: Albany Tulip Festival

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