Tag Archives: Tulip

2013 – Year in Review


Fun Flower Facts  2013 – A Review According to WordPress… The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take … Continue reading

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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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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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Flowers Available in Winter


Even though many of us have already experienced snowfalls in the last couple of months, today is the official first day of winter! But should we really celebrate the season? If you live in Canada, winter has a reputation for … Continue reading

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Cool Places to see Flowers: Floriade Flower Festival


While it is fall everywhere else, Australia is celebrating their spring. Floriade, which means “to design with flowers” in Latin,  is a month long flower festival dedicated to showcasing one million flowers in bloom. Floriade is usually held from mid-September … Continue reading

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Flowers, Personified


Have you ever wondered what flowers would look like if they were human?  J.J Grandville, a French cartoonist, did! He used his creativity and imagination to create a series of floral illustrations in his “Les Fleurs Animeés” giving flowers some … 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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