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With spring fully underway and summer nearly here, the country has burst to life with colour from a wide variety of flowers and plants. 

The Times has shared its list of seven of the best towns to see floral displays this spring. 

Historic market town Bury St Edmunds was included on the list. 

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Speaking about the west Suffolk town, The Times said: “Pastel flowers flow from tiered baskets and fill generous planters in this Suffolk town’s centre, with tulips in sweetshop shades cropping up in parks and on local roundabouts. 

“About 500 baskets are planted each May and sustainability is an increasing focus: every basket and planter on display in the town is self-watering and uses a capillary matting system with a water reservoir that enables the plants to absorb water slowly without drying out over summer.

“Fill the rest of your weekend with strolls around the Bury Abbey ruins and Lackford Lakes.”

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