FLORAL FRENZY

Ongoing: Spring blooms beckon, and, fortunately, flower fans have two ways to get a jump on the season. The Macy's Spring Flower Show, "A Dream of Color," showcases garden hues from around the globe. Highlights include 10-foot-tall flamingo topiaries and a Wollemi pine. In St. Paul's Como Park, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is filled with hydrangeas, peonies, daffodils and more. (Macy's Spring Flower Show: Store hours daily. Free. Macy's, 700 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-375-2200. Marjorie McNeely Conservatory Spring Flower Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Suggested donation $2 adults,$1 children. 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul. 651-487-8200.)

MELISSA WALKER