The 67th edition of Keukenhof is officially opened in the presence of the Girl with a Pearl Earring. In 2016 the theme is “The Golden Age”; the period during which the world was being discovered and trade flourished.
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
The Keukenhof theme for 2016 is “The Golden Age”. The era in which the Netherlands went through a flourishing period in the field of trade, arts and sciences. This was also the period in which the world was discovered and the tulip trade thrived.
Planting bulbs at Keukenhof Have you planted your bulbs yet? Autumn is the best time for planting your spring flower bulbs. This year 7.000.000 bulbs are planted at Keukenhof Garden in the Netherlands. And they are all planted by hand!…