Bulb blog

Winners of the 2020 Golden Flower Bulb announced

19 June 2020

Five classes of schoolchildren – one class each in Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, England and France – are the lucky winners of the 2020 Golden Flower Bulb Award. They won this award by participating in the Bulbs4Kids flower bulb project. Bulbs4Kids These five classes received the 2020 Golden Flower Bulb Award because they and 2,125 […]

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Registration for Bulbs4Kids now open

25 May 2020

Elementary schools can now start registering to receive a free flower bulb kit from Bulbs4Kids. Bulbs4Kids is an international campaign meant to acquaint children in elementary schools with the world of nature by means of hands-on activities that are also fun. There are 2,200 kits available, 150 of which are for elementary schools in the English-speaking provinces […]

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You have until 31 May to send in your photos and videos

08 May 2020

It’s almost time! The winner of the 2020 Golden Flower Bulb will be chosen on 4 June. We have had hundreds of photos and videos. Have you sent yours yet? If not, you still have until 31 May to do it. Photos and videos Hundreds of photos and videos have been sent in by the […]

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The flower bulbs are waking up…

11 February 2020

Have you noticed? Those flower bulbs that you planted, which looked like they were asleep under the ground – they’re waking up! Now the sun is beginning to shine more and, very slowly, green shoots are poking their heads out above the ground. Here and there, some of them are even starting to bloom. School […]

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The flower bulbs look as if they are sleeping

20 December 2019

All your flower bulbs should now be planted in the ground in your school garden. It seems like the flower bulbs are sleeping under the ground now, quietly waiting for the spring. But actually they’re not sleeping, because a lot is happening under the ground before the spring arrives! The shoots are forming In the […]

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Everybody loves flower bulbs!

18 December 2019

All over the Netherlands, Germany, France, the UK and Canada, 2,075 primary school classes are going out into their gardens to plant flower bulbs, as part of the Bulbs4Kids project. That’s 72,625 children all together, and 1,245,000 (one and a half million) flower bulbs! Comments We have had lots of nice comments from Bulbs4Kids participants […]

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