Ground level planters now adorn all four corners of downtown Amherst
Remember when you were a kid, and company was coming over, and Mom or Dad suddenly became frantic about tidying up the entire house?
Well, Amherst is in that final phase of preparation for a sudden tsunami of students descending on our fair town to patronize three institutes of higher education. One in particular will attract over 4,600 new recruits unfamiliar with the culture of Amherst (the town, not the College).
Large colorful pots of flowers just recently appeared on all four corners of the main intersection of the downtown, courtesy of Mina Lussier, owner of Zanna.
And since her iconic business is located on the outskirts of the downtown, out of sight of these artful additions, it's not like she's doing it to spruce up her own front yard.
Let's hope they survive the onslaught over the next few weeks.
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