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Sep 26, 2009

TULIPS OF THE NETHERLANDS

It is fall where I live and time to plant bulbs. Here is a bit of inspiration for you. I always am surprised in the spring when all these interesting flowers come popping up through the dirt. Oh ya, now I remember planting those. If you would like to see the pictures full screen click on the toggle switch at the top right of the viewer
Tulips of the Netherlands

10 comments:

A Stitch In Thyme said...

Oooh I love page 13... gorgeous with the water all around!! Love this. Tammy

@eloh said...

Can anyone expain the "life" of a tulip for me?

When you buy bulbs...they are big..and you plant them and big beautiful tulips bloom...the next year..not so much..and each added year...the bulb splits adding a greater number of sad looking blooms....the quantity has destroyed the quality.

So...where do these big bulbs that make big beautiful blooms ...come to be? How are they "made"???

Lou said...

Beautiful Lori

xinex said...

Gorgeous tulips!..Christine

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh, I love tulips. We don't do well with bulbs here in the desert. It doesn't get cold enough for them to winter over, but I love to look at them. Just gorgeous pictures. Hugs, Marty

mbkatc230 said...

Oh, these are just gorgeous photos. I love number 7 - those must be some happy cows, forget California lol. And those really dark purple ones that look almost black - breathtaking. What a beautiful tour - thanks Lori! Kathy

lindalee said...

You are inspiring me to go plant some bulbs. I have tulips, but daffodils seem to grow best in my yard. Perhaps the wild animals don't like to eat them as much. Thanks for the photos.

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

I'm going to plant some bulbes too -- but I'll do daffodils -- they're the only ones that don't get eaten!

I know you're friends with Florida Sue - send her my best reagards -- I know she's feeling poorly, but I can't get access to her blog now.

Mary said...

I'm always so delighted to know there are folks who have luck with tulips. We plant bulbs nearly every year, but I swear the squirrels are on the roof taking coordinates :-). Needless to say we don't have a glorious spring display.

Ali said...

Tulips are gorgeous flowers aren't they. They come up early here, as they do in southern B.C.

Ali

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