Category Archives: Tulip

How to Plant Tulips


There’s no denying that tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs! Tulips are reliable and winter hardy bulbs that do well in cold, harsh climates, like Canada. While tulips are considered perennials, they are often treated as annuals … Continue reading

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Best Bulbs to Plant in the Fall


With the cooler temperatures and shorter days, you probably want to pack up your gardening tools and call it a day. But before you do, be sure to plant your spring-flowering bulbs! The bulbs are usually planted in late September … Continue reading

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Best Flowers to Give to Allergy Sufferers


Flowers are the perfect gift any occasion from birthdays to sympathy, lifting up spirits and bring joy and smiles all around! Everybody loves flowers! Well, actually that isn’t exactly true.  Flowers can be a source of suffering for some. Specifically, … Continue reading

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Traditional Easter Flowers & Symbolism


As you know, flowers are perfect for any occasion and for no reason at all. That being said, Easter is one of those times of year when flowers have significant meaning, especially for Christians. Traditional Easter flowers are often displayed … Continue reading

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Parrot Tulips


Tulip season is here! The beautiful, iconic tulip is undeniably the most popular spring flower.  People have been cultivating and breeding tulips since the beginning of time, or so it seems. The number of tulip varieties are endless, with parrot … Continue reading

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“Stemfest:” The Tulip Festival without Tulips!


UPDATE: The Tulip Time Festival is now underway! Check out what the locals are saying about the lack of blooms this year. http://www.wzzm13.com/news/regional/211541/5/Holland-abloom-with-Tulip-Time-Events In Holland, Michigan (a city known for its Dutch heritage) the annual tulip festival is being dubbed … Continue reading

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Holland’s Tulip Fields: A Feast for the Eyes


Hollands rural fields are simply spectacular when the tulips are in full bloom. Vivid reds, yellows, pinks & oranges cover the landscape as far as the eye can see. The Tulips growing season is from March to August & the … Continue reading

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If a bunny can “deliver” chocolate eggs, who “delivers” Easter Flowers?


This Easter Bunny is doing double duty this Easter. He has to deliver all the chocolate bunnies and Easter Eggs, and to top that off he has been assigned to deliver flowers. Being the smart bunny – he delegated your … Continue reading

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Do You Have Change for a Tulip?


It’s a good thing we are not living in 17th century Holland, as the tulip was considered a true exotic and was used as currency during the era known as “tulipomania.” In the 21st century, the tulip is still highly … Continue reading

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