From March 24 until May 16, 2016 the Frans Hals Museum is traditionally under the spell of flowers. The halls and corridors of the museum decorated with fresh flower bouquets and other floral art in particular (tulips) vases. Haarlem, located in the bulb area, is a flower city par excellence. In addition a small exhibition tells you the story of the tulip mania in the Golden Age and artists who went far away in search of unusual flowers
Get ready for a festival of colour. This spring the Rijksmuseum’s gardens will burst with a brilliant array of magnificent tulips. From extravagant pink and yellow to mysterious dark purple blooms; from a field of flaming red tulips to a charming carpet of multi-coloured blossoms.
The temperature is getting warmer every week! We had a couple of sunny days with lovely temperatures and some days with some rain. Perfect weather for springtime!
We had a lovely weekend with unexpected warm temperatures above the 18 degrees C! You can almost hear the flowers grow and getting in bloom!
After a beautiful Sunny Saturday we got a very rainy and stormy Easter Weekend. The people who have attend the periscope broadcasting know this already … the tulips in the Willem Alexander Pavilion are in bloom!
Tulip Carré – The royal theatre Carré, situated in the city center of Amsterdam has his own tulip Carré -since last March! The director of the theatre, Madeleine van der Zwaan and the American cast of the Broadway musical hit PIPPIN baptized their tulip two weeks ago in Amsterdam.
The daffodils are in bloom in the fields and I expect to see them as well in bloom at Keukenhof. There is still no sign of blooming hyacinths; these flowers are next in line to bloom and help to predict if we have an early or regular springtime.
Recent research shows that there are more tulip fields in the Netherlands. Flower bulbs are grown in more places in the Netherlands. The province of North Holland still takes the lion’s share of the bulb on his behalf, but the flower sector now spreads across the country.
I know every tulip lover is waiting patiently to see the first tulip fields in bloom. These photos just got in from vdSlot Tulips – Voorhout. A sneak peek under the plastic on one of their tulip fields.
Following a successful event in 2015, the preparations for the Tulip Route Dronten 2016 are well on their way to make sure the tulip route for this year is of a significantly higher quality. The number of tulip fields included in the route has been increased to over 85 fields this year. And the number of activities en-route has also been increased.