The flashy colors and dramatic arrangements in the flower pots at each intersection along Washington Street are often the first things people notice about Columbus — and they make quite the impression.
"Who does these flower pots?" asked Holly Tittle-Hudson, a visitor from Lafayette, as she gently touched a leaf from a hanging basket. "They are beautiful."
For the past five years, Columbus native Becky Church has been quietly directing the symphony of colors and design in the Washington Street flower pots.
Working under the name Becky's Flowers, and also known as the Flower Lady, the Columbus in Bloom board member and Columbus Farmers Market chairperson manages not only the 56 pots and 18 hanging plants on Washington Street, but the container plants at 31 other properties around the city.
For more on this story, see Wednesday's Republic.