Monthly Archives: April 2012

Keukenhof 2012 discovers tulip – bulb mixtures

There are two good reasons to mix together different varieties of tulips at planting time. Firstly, by selecting early, mid-season and late flowering varieties you can create a splash of colour lasting maybe six or more weeks long, rather than … Continue reading

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Using Tulips in the Garden

Below is an extract from a post I made last year around this time about blue tulips. The new video shows how I like to use these tulips in the garden. I use tulips to flood my perennial meadow schemes … Continue reading

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Garden Photography

In the last ten years digital cameras have improved to the point where technical aspects of photography such as exposure, depth of field, focus and sharpness are no longer problems. What has not become any easier is composition and the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

The spring of 2012 is the time that many gardeners are planning a visit to Holland. Not only is the Keukenhof open and likely to be reaching its peak within the next couple of weeks. There is a new national … Continue reading

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