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Create a cozy outdoor area with colorful pre-forced bulbs

It works both for balconies and (rooftop) terraces. Make your outdoor space cozy with colorful...

A balcony filled with flowers

A balcony filled with flowers really lifts your mood! You can easily create a cheerful...

Blissful butterflies and buzzy bees

With Alliums, you bring a real winner into your garden. Allium is not only a...

Garden happiness with flowering bulbs

Good things come in small packages. A piece of chocolate, a hug from your dog...

Garden trend 2024 – Viva la Vida

With all the ongoing crises in the world, we feel the need to celebrate life...

Garden trend 2024 – Meaningful Earth

The environmental concerns that have kept our minds occupied for several seasons now are reflected...

100% tulpen

Tulips: Dutch pride and the symbol of spring! Have you always wanted to have a...

Picking flowers in your own garden

Starting in early spring and all through summer, flower bulbs give you that lovely spring...

Top 3 Ways to Keep Rodents and Garden Munchers Away from Fall Planted Flower Bulbs

Stop Garden Grazers from Ruining Your Spring Garden with Easy Tips As humans, we enjoy...

Art from nature

Extraordinary, interesting, and beautiful: nature in the garden is ever so impressive. Flower bulbs cheerfully...

A white garden: pure and natural

Choose white if you want something different. White may not be an official color, but...

Flower bulbs: sleeping beauties during winter

If you want a garden filled with flowers in spring, plant bulbs and tubers in...

Flower bulb planting party

It's almost that time of the year again: time to plant flower bulbs. If you...

Flower bulbs for happy bees

If you want lots of fluttering butterflies and buzzing bees in your garden, make sure...

Balcony happiness with flower bulbs

If the first green shoots after winter always make you happy, why not put some...

Allium is the Flower Bulb of the Year 2023

Allium has been awarded Flower Bulb of the Year 2023. And not without reason! This...

Garden trend 2023: use every centimeter of your outdoor space

Due to urbanization, people have less and less space to live and garden, and the...

Garden trend 2023: a tribute to nature

The effects of climate change make us realize ever more that nature is a formidable...

Spring on your balcony with flower bulbs

Perhaps you don't have a garden. Create a mini garden with flower bulbs. You will...

Create the most beautiful spring garden with flower bulbs

Fall is the perfect time to plant flower bulbs in the garden. This delightful fall...

Perennial flower bulbs: plant once to enjoy for years to come

Flower bulbs that you will enjoy year after year. It may sound too good to...

The wonderful world of daffodils

With their distinctive trumpets and sunny, fresh colors, daffodils bring lots of joy to the...

Picking happiness in spring

Flowers from your own garden are rewarding and give that little bit of extra happiness....

Bring trendy colors into your garden with flower bulbs

Think a makeover for your garden is expensive? Think again! Flower bulbs will help you...

Useful tips for planting flower bulbs

If you like a garden with color and atmosphere, why not plant flower bulbs this...

Flower bulbs for bees and bumblebees

Did you know that the first bees and bumblebees fly out as early as February?...

Hyacinth: princess of fragrance and color

If you want to have a colorful party in your garden in early spring, hyacinths...

Crocuses and snowdrops bring color under trees and shrubs

Winter gardens: boring? No way! Naturalizing bulbs, like crocuses and snowdrops, can brighten things up...

Planting flower bulbs: a garden party

If you want to enjoy beautiful colors in the garden in spring, fall is the...

Botanical tulips

If you love having tulips in the garden, and want to enjoy them every year,...

Plant NOW for a Spring Bursting with Color

Tulips, daffodils, crocuses, and more need the winter to become a warm welcome in the...

Vintage Bulbs Back in Fashion

Stinzenplanten, stinzen gardens, and stinzen-style lawns may be new concepts to many gardeners, but their...

Triumph Tulips Bulb of the Year

Every year, European bulb exporters choose one group of bulbs to highlight. The 2021 winner...

Carefree enjoyment with flower bulbs in the garden

We feel a greater need to connect with each other, and we want to see...

Love and appreciation for nostalgic flower bulbs

There is an increasing need for time-honored traditions. This need increases our love, attention and...

A blooming new start with flower bulbs

The corona crisis makes us feel like we have to start over. Restoring balance in...

Garden fun on balconies and terraces

Perhaps you don't have a garden. With flower bulbs, you don't need a green oasis...

‘Masses’: code word for impressive flower bulb garden

If you are looking for fun, fragrance and color in your garden as early as...

Combining flower bulbs

Spring-flowering bulbs bring cheerfulness to the garden from January until July. So why not plant...

Flower bulbs for spring flowers in picking gardens

Do you love flowers? Create your own picking garden for super fresh flowers for your...

A colorful blanket in the garden with Glory-of-the-snow

Compared with tulips and daffodils, Glory-of-the-snow is a relatively unknown bulbous plant. As the saying...

Cocooning with Amaryllis

Outside, the wind is blowing and the rain is lashing the windows; time to get...

Planting flower bulbs: how is it done?

Spring-flowering bulbous plants such as tulips, daffodils and crocuses are an absolute joy in the...

Crazy about spring flowers? Plant flower bulbs!

Who doesn't love them: spring flowers! They are the first blooming signs of joy in...

Planting flower bulbs together for more biodiversity

Insects cannot survive without nectar and pollen. Flowers produce these two crucial substances. By planting...

The appeal of Sicilian honey garlic

Sicilian honey garlic yields beautiful delicate flowers and is therefore perfect for ornamental gardens. They...

Triumph tulip is the Flower Bulb of the Year

Every year, Dutch flower bulb traders choose the Flower Bulb of the Year. The Triumph...

Hurray, it’s time to plant flower bulbs

Do you want to enjoy some color in the garden early in the year? Autumn...

Flower bulbs for a new dimension in gardening

The economy, the planet’s ecology and the trend for globalization are undergoing major changes. But...

Give meaning to your garden with flower bulbs

Feeling threatened by climate issues and the rapid advances in technology leads us to a...

Connecting with nature in your own biotope

Our world is being confronted with increasing climate, waste, CO2 and social problems. This is...

Amaryllis: for a sparkling Christmas look

Isn’t it wonderful to dress your home up for Christmas in December? Why not try...

Grape hyacinths brighten up the garden

Grape hyacinths (also known by their Latin name of Muscari) are one of the first...

Don’t forget: flower bulbs make your garden complete

Flower bulbs give you more garden enjoyment that lasts even longer. Because they bloom so...

Lasagna planting extends flowering period

If you want to enjoy color in your garden even longer, why not try what’s...

Iris: the flower with a message

The Iris is not only unique; you could even call it magical. It can be...

What to keep in mind when buying flower bulbs

The season to plant flower bulbs is under way, so it’s time to get going....

Flower bulb mixes for a burst of color

Flower bulb mixes make a garden really dazzle. You’ll be enjoying their fabulous palette of...

Tulips: creating colorful gardens for centuries

The Tulip has to be the world’s most famous flower. This gorgeous flower makes any...

The first spring flowers announce the coming of springtime

The very first spring flowers we see are produced by bulbous plants. These are the...

Colorful flower bulbs for plant lovers

Plants make us feel good, so do some good with plants. Plants do more than...

Alliums: stunning sources of nectar

Alliums don’t just steal the show in your garden. Their flowers also benefit insects. Bees...

A flower bulb garden on a balcony or patio

If you’d like to start enjoying flowers on your balcony or patio in early spring,...

Dwarf daffodils: flower bulb of the year

Dwarf daffodils are colorful heartwarming spring flowering bulbs. Dutch flower bulb traders have declared these...

Flower bulbs make you bloom

Thinking already about enjoying a colorful spring garden? If so, fall is the right time...

Flower bulbs symbolise our need for authenticity

Discover the part flower bulbs play in ‘Street Savage’, a garden trend in which bold,...

An eclectic collection of flower bulbs reflects an inclusive society

Discover the part flower bulbs play in ‘Blended Cultures’, a garden trend in which these...

Using flower bulbs as a buffer between ‘the world out there’ and a serene garden

Discover the part planting flower bulbs can play in ‘Inner Retreat’, the garden trend in...

Flower bulbs: plant them in the fall

The end of fall is approaching: time to plant flower bulbs before it gets too...

Planting flower bulbs in layers

Planting flower bulbs and watching them grow to produce colorful flowers is always fun. Did...

Flower bulbs in pots

To enjoy spring-flowering bulbs, you don’t need a garden. This is because everyone can plant...

Which trend color will you choose for your flower bulbs?

Which flower colors will be sparkling in your garden next year? Why not be inspired...

Amaryllis bulb blossoms into a real diva

Once the season of fall flowers comes to an end, the Amaryllis appears in all...

Garden ideas using flower bulbs

Did you know that flower bulbs are the very first plants to add color to...

An urban garden? Make a statement with flower bulbs

Is an urban garden limiting? No way! You’ll get loads of enjoyment from all the...

10 interesting facts about tulips

Tulips are the world’s most famous flower bulbs. But why do so many people love...

Flower bulb recipes for a cheerful garden

Would you like to have a garden full of bright cheerful colors early in the...

Mix flower bulbs now for color next spring

It still seems far away, but just imagine your spring garden or balcony... What would...

Gardening as meditation

In response to our fast-paced world, there’s a massive get-back-to-nature trend these days. Gardening provides...

Grape hyacinths named ‘Flower Bulb of the Year’

Grape hyacinths (also known by their Latin name of Muscari) are one of the first...

Happy fall season! Time to plant flower bulbs

Rain, shorter days, and falling leaves: typical of fall. But it also means nature’s beautiful...

Green: the key to balance

We’re making more and more use of technology. And it’s making life easier! But this...

Flowers to cushion your life

Our world is becoming less friendly and less comforting. Have you had enough of this...

The effect of simplicity in the garden

Having so much stuff yet being concerned about our environment is changing our ethical sensibilities....

Time to plant flower bulbs: don’t forget!

The outdoor season is over and the garden is ready for its annual winter sleep....

The top 4 flower bulb combinations

Surrounding yourself with the beauty of nature is like a Relaxation 2.0 experience. To get...

The top 8 blue flowers

It’s the latest trend: having blue flowers in your garden. But why, actually? And how...

Coveted parrot tulips

Parrot tulips have been idolized since the 17th century. But exactly what kind of tulip...

Flower bulbs for the very first spring flowers

Did you know that flower bulbs provide your garden with the very first spring flowers?...

Flower bulbs: for a garden full of life

Oddly enough, we’re planting fewer and fewer flowers and plants in our gardens. This is...

Amaryllis for fall beauty

Fall has arrived! Time to bring some of this rich seasonal bounty indoors. And what...

A garden full of white flowers

Ever dreamed about a garden full of serene white flowers? Flower bulbs let you enjoy...

The Anemone: small in size, large in presence

Are you acquainted with anemones? The profusion of cheery flowers produced by anemones is nature’s...

Create an enchanted garden with flower bulbs

Would you like some sparkle to appear like magic in your garden next spring? If...

Snowdrops: alias ‘early birds’

As soon as the new year begins, snowdrops are starting to poke their leaves above...

Flower bulb of the year: the double-flowering daffodil

Big announcement: the double-flowering daffodil is the flower bulb of the year! Plant them now...

When should you plant flower bulbs?

Do you regret not having planted flower bulbs every time spring rolls around? Well, time...

Slow gardening

If you thought slow cooking was the latest thing, what about slow gardening? Immerse yourself...

Last chance! Plant flower bulbs now for the joy of spring later

Winter is on its way... That means it’s high time to plant flower bulbs. If...

Flower bulbs for a real energy boost

Are you the type of person who can take on the world? Full of energy...

Gardening is healthy: plant flower bulbs

Many think of gardening as the perfect hobby for helping them relax. What could be...

Flower bulbs: Which color will you choose?

Hurray, the planting season for flower bulbs is now in full swing! You’d like to...

A garden full of bright little stars

What about adding some stars to your garden next year? We’re talking about planting some...

Flower bulbs for an imaginative vintage look

Planting flower bulbs this fall will have your garden brimming with color next spring. How...

Harmony in the garden

Does having plants and flowers around you make you feel good? That's not so strange....

Using flower bulbs to attract butterflies into your garden

It still seems a long way off, but just imagine... After a long winter, you're...

Fritillaries: from dainty to flamboyant

Would you like something special in your spring garden? What about fritillaries? The nice thing...

Flower bulbs create balance

Plants used to be of less importance in creating outdoor living areas but they've now...

Enjoying flower bulbs from January into July

Did you know that flower bulbs can be adding beauty to your garden as early...

Planting flower bulbs in 5 steps

Would you like to be enjoying a garden in bloom as spring unfolds? If so,...

The latest trend in gardening: make your own flower bulb blend

It's the latest gardening trend: combining various kinds of flower bulbs, simply scattering them about...

A flowering preview of spring

It may be the depths of winter, but we're secretly yearning for spring already. But...

Double tulips are named ‘Flower Bulb of the Year’

Send up the flag: the flower bulb of the year has been announced! This year,...

For a sparkling spring, plant flower bulbs now

Ever feel a bit jealous of those brightly colored gardens you see just as spring...

Why it’s good to plant flower bulbs with kids

Did you know that playing in a green environment and getting plants to grow are...

Many stories associated with the imperial Crown Imperial

Did you know that the Crown Imperial (Fritillaria imperialis) was one of the first plants...

Kinds of flower bulbs

Some flower bulbs will emerge and bloom year after year, but not all of them....

Planting tulip bulbs begins by choosing them

Tulips are the world’s most favorite flower bulbs. But with so many of these garden...

The 10 most frequently asked questions about flower bulbs

Flower bulbs are all the rage once again. You can have fun gardening with them...

Lasagna planting using flower bulbs

How would you like to enjoy colorful flowers nice and early – while the rest...

Stinzen plants: naturally vintage bulbs

In the Netherlands, the term stinzenplanten is used to refer to a specific group of...

Ornamental onion: flower bulb of the year

Did you know that onions aren't just good to eat but that the ornamental ones...

Monet’s passion for flower bulbs

A very special love bloomed in the year 1886. Claude Monet, who was still unknown...

A dream garden featuring the bright colors of flower bulbs

Miracles really do happen! In fact, you’ll find miracles in your own garden... if you...

Planting flower bulbs: a few minutes’ effort for weeks of pleasure

Anyone can plant flower bulbs! It’s so easy and the rewards are so great. Try...

Anyone can plant flower bulbs

For those of us who lack green fingers but still want a beautiful garden, planting...

Plant flower bulbs for ‘real’ social contact

Our social media gives us daily contact with hundreds of friends with whom we can...

Happiness from January through May

Every season has its own special charm in the garden. But after a bleak autumn...

Help with those difficult flower bulb names

Has this ever happened to you? You see a beautiful flower but then you read...

Top 10 blue gifts for gardens

Ahhh... that wonderful feeling of springtime! If that’s what you want, treat yourself to the...

Crocus shines as ‘Flower Bulb of the Year’

The Crocus is in the limelight as the ‘Flower Bulb of the Year’ for 2015....

Hurray! Time to plant flower bulbs!

Summer is reaching its end. If you’re lucky, you can still be enjoying some nice...

Bulbs that naturalize make for ‘easy gardening’

Anyone who still doubts the virtues of flower bulbs will be glad to hear about...

The art of combining: mix ‘n match!

Imagine this: a picturesque spring border with eye-catching combinations of flower bulbs. Instead of straight...

Underground treasures…

If you want to enjoy the earliest spring-flowering bulbs in your garden, the time to...

A contemporary bulb garden

Keys to the contemporary garden are the concepts of simplicity and balance.

Bulb flowers attract buzzing bees and beautiful butterflies

Butterflies and bees add that little extra touch to our enjoyment of life in the...

Fun in the garden with children

Gardening teaches children useful skills and it’s good for their personal development. Besides that, it...

A gift of flowers for later

What could be nicer than a surprise gift? Give yourself a nice little gift for...

Luscious flower lasagne

It might sound a bit odd, but the Italian recipe for lasagne actually has something...

Grape hyacinths for mini-celebrations

Grape hyacinths are one of the very first flower bulbs to provide us with spring...

Fascinating: watch flower bulbs grow without a garden

What if you don't have a garden but you'd absolutely love to experience the natural...

Discover the joys of botanical tulips

Would you like to enjoy the first flowers to bloom in spring but not have...

Special flower bulbs for a special garden

In addition to tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, you can also plant special Dutch flower bulbs....

Trumpet daffodil crowned flower bulb of the year for 2014!

This year’s ‘flower bulb of the year’ is the trumpet daffodil. The trumpet daffodil comes...