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Flower parade

Did you know that today's flower parade spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem? The floats of the 69th edition...
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Dutch entry wins National Geographic contest

Did you know that 11-year old Dewi from the Netherlands has captured the grand prize of the National Geographic International Photography Contest for Kids...
Did you know that Tulipani is a comedy drama about a farmer from the Dutch province of Zeeland who lost his farm during the catastrophic 1953 floods? In just 5 days he cycles all the way to Italy to start a new life. When he miraculously succeeds to grow tulips in the scorching heat of southern Italy, he becomes a local hero.... and then suddely disappears.

Tulipani: Dutch farmer grows tulips in Italy

Did you know that Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle is a comedy drama about Gauke, a farmer from the Dutch province of Zeeland...
They look like flowers but every single part of this tulip is edible: cherry tomatoes with tasty cream cheese filling and chives for the tulip stems. They make a pretty appetizer or edible table decoration. For Easter, for Mother's Day or simply to celebrate this tulip season. You can make these tomato tulips in just under 30 minutes.

Tasty appetizers: Tomato tulips

They look like flowers but every single part of this tulip is edible: cherry tomatoes with tasty cream cheese filling and chives for the...
The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful spring flowers. Every spring the outdoor garden of Hortus Bulborum is a feast for the eyes and a pleasure for the nose.

Hortus Bulborum: Unique spring flower garden

The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful...
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The myth of blue tulips

Did you know that tulips come in pretty much every color of the rainbow, except blue? Pure blue tulips only exist by paint or...
Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the Netherlands' youngest province is truly pleasing to the eye. The farming land on the former seabed of the Zuiderzee is among the most fertile land in Europe.

The longest continuous tulip route of the Netherlands

Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the...
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Horticulture in The Netherlands

Did you know that 24% of the world trade in horticultural products is in Dutch hands? About half of all Dutch horticulture is located...

Seven interesting facts about tulips

The Netherlands and tulips are inextricably connected to each other. But do tulips actually originate from the Netherlands? And how many tulips are exported every...
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Van Gogh never painted a single tulip in his life

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) never painted a single tulip in his life, but still there's a tulip named after the...