A Nature Guide to New York, From Floral Class Teacher Amy Merrick

The most beautiful collection to start. Photo: Amy Merrick

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It’s hard to imagine the concrete jungle as a worthwhile place to study, collect, or work with flowers, but Brooklyn-based floral designer Amy Merrick’s Instagram gives us hope. Her account features an array of flora-friendly locations in New York that go far beyond the Flower District. Over the weekend, she shed a light on some spots that are in full bloom.

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