I pass the picturesque Bridgewater Village Store every day on my way to work, and over the years, I've been enthralled by their tiny little hell strip. Every season sees a new, striking design. This spring, it's a medley of gorgeous tulips (in exactly the colors I gravitate toward when buying bulbs, by the way) and blue pansies. It seems as if, instead of installing some blue rug junipers and forgetting about this tough little spot for years on end, the owners of this plaza have given some designer free reign to make some magic, and the budget to keep surprising us throughout the season. In just a few weeks, they'll be ripping out these tulips and planting something new and exciting. I can't wait! ...and I'll be sure to post a photo or two.

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