In anticipation of the arrival of spring, the Danish capital is busy planting some 30,000 flowers around the city.
Gardeners from the city municipality have got their finest green thumbs out planting the spring flowers, such as horned violets, tulips and pansies, in the cities, parks, squares and streets.
Flowers, bushes and trees hold great significance for experiencing the city, when the spring sun hits it, the city totally changes character, said Morten Kabell, the deputy mayor for technical and ecological problems.
Copenhageners put out of their apartments and use the city in an entirely different method than during the cold weather. It’ll spend some time prior to the bushes and trees blossom and leave their green imprint on the city, so bulb plants and spring flowers are very important when extending the green season in Copenhagen.
A greener Copenhagen.
And next year there will be even more vibrant flowers blossoming as Old Man Winter dissolves. City Hall has set aside 1 million kroner for flowers to be planted across a 3,000 sq. location in the city.
The initiative is part of a 10.9 million kroner strategy to enhance the capital’s green finger print something that 70 percent of city slicker want improved.
As part of the strategy, 90 percent of Copenhageners in city advancement locations need to be able to stroll to a park, beach, nature area or harbor bath in under 15 minutes by 2025.