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Springtime Photos of Netherlands: Beautiful Keukenhof Garden & Tulip Flowers

SPRING….like you’ve never seen it before !

The Beautiful Keukenhof Garden & Tulip Flowers of Netherlands

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In springtime, the lowland area by the North Sea is carpeted with fields of gladioli, hyacinths, lilies, daffodils, crocuses… and, of course, tulips

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The patchwork quilt of colours in the Keukenhof park, just outside Lisse in South Holland, Netherlands , is a veritable feast for the eyes

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Amsterdam’s flower market – the Bloemenmarkt – reflects the country’s passion for cut flowers and plants


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Spring in Keukenhof Garden is one of the main tourist attractions of the Netherlands


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Around seven million bulbs are planted each year in the park at Keukenhof, in an area of 32 hectares

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The bulbs of Keukenhof are re-planted each year according to the current trends and in collaboration with a number of gardening magazines


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The best way to appreciate the full glory of the Dutch spring is to hire a bike and cycle one of the tourist routes among the bulb fields

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Tulips originated in the east and were brought to Holland from the Moslem Ottoman Empire in the mid 1500s


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The Bloemenmarkt – set on the capital’s Singel canal and said to be the world’s only floating flower market – has a score of stalls where you can buy all sorts of plants, flowers, bulbs and seeds

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Keukenhof – literally ‘kitchen garden’ – is part of the hunting grounds of the ancient Teylingen estate


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This year, the theme for the Keukenhof exhibition is Germany: Land of Poets and Philosophers

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