Bulbs for the Garden

National Tulip Day Amsterdam 2013

Tulips Offer Hope

National Tulip Day 2013 It was only a week ago that I was writing about our mild winter in Holland and advising you not to miss the boat and get on with cutting back cold season grasses. Well since then winter has arrived here in the Netherlands, people are sharpening their ice skates and the …

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Tulipa humilis Albocaerulea Group

Blue Tulips

My recent post on red tulips was intended to make a serious design point about using tulips as complementary plants in perennial meadow planting schemes; what follows is more of a celebration of what this incredible flower has to offer. Blue is a colour to be cherished in the garden, but rarely is it pure. …

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