Seabrook On ... Floral opportunity wasted at Olympics?

Am I alone in feeling that gardeners and the garden trade have been shortchanged by the London Olympics? Beijing four years ago had 200 million plants in beds of Olympic proportions filled with such free flowering cultivars as rich gold, hybrid French marigold 'Taishan', massed displays of SunPatiens that cooled the air and floral bouquets of masculine size for every medal winner.

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