Shannon Nesbeitt, left, and Paul Butler prepare their exhibitor site while setting up at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in Seattle. Spring comes early to the state ... more 
Shannon Nesbeitt, left, and Paul Butler prepare their exhibitor site while setting up at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in Seattle. Spring comes early to the state Convention Center in Seattle with the opening Wednesday, Feb. 8, of the annual garden event. The show covers six acres with 25 display gardens and 300 exhibitors and runs through Sunday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elaine Thompson
Tue, Feb 7, 2012 4:12 PM EST