Cruquius museum
The Cruquius Museum Apart from tulips, The Netherlands is also known because of water. After all, most of the country would flood if there were neither dikes nor dunes. The main Dutch airport “Schiphol” resides approx. 11 ft. below the…
Fly over the tulip fields at This is Holland
Fly over the tulip fields at This is Holland Tulip season is very short. During springtime the tulips are in bloom for just for app. four weeks. With the other spring flowers in bloom there are between the 6 to…
Spring season is over, hello summer
Spring season is over, hello summer time Today is the final day of spring season. Keukenhof will close its doors this afternoon and we have to wait another year to see the tulips again. This afternoon I've added a couple…
National Windmill Weekend 2017
National Windmill Weekend 2017 Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of May it will be national windmill weekend in the Netherlands. Did you know that there are around the 1.050 windmill and 150 watermills in the Netherlands? Most of these mills…
Bloomincard – Greeting card and vase in one!

Bloomincard – Greeting card and vase in one! Once every while I come across something unique I really love to share with you all. A couple of months ago I ran into the people of Bloomincard on an event in Amsterdam.

Free lecture by American Flower Stylist Ariella Chezar

Friday the 29th of April the famous American stylist flower, flower farmer and writer Ariella Chezar presents het new book in Shopping center Stadshart Amstelveen. She is promoting her new book The Flower Workshop from 19:00 to 20:30 by a short lecture, demonstration and book launch at the Binnenhof part of the shopping center.

Frans Hals Museum – Flowers from afar

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

Guided tour The Rijksmuseum Gardens

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.

Visit the Greenhouses (Kom in de Kas)

Then it’s time to get acquainted with the Dutch glasshouse construction. This fascinating sector opens on Saturday 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 its doors of the greenhouses. Visit the Greenhouses is the name of this annual event in which more than two-hundred hospitable vegetable, flower and plant growers participate.

Dutch Kissing Couple

Every now and than I come across something typical Dutch in a new way. All the people who have travelled to the Netherlands will remember the Dutch Kissing Couple. You can find them in all shapes and formats at the tourist- and souvenir shops.