Bulb blog

Flower Bulb of the Week: the Indian Hyacinth

17 January 2022

This week, the Indian Hyacinth is in the spotlight as the flower bulb of the week. A nice little snack The official name of the Indian Hyacinth is Camassia. The Quemash tribe of native Americans used to cook and eat these flower bulbs. They taste a little like a potato but they’re a lot like […]

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The flower bulbs look as if they are sleeping

20 December 2021

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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Bulbs4Kids coloring sheet

29 November 2021

It’s getting colder outside, so it’s time to do some fun things indoors instead. And that’s what this Bulbs4Kids coloring sheet is for. Coloring sheet

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Flower bulb of the week: the checkered fritillary.

22 November 2021

This week’s flower bulb of the week is the checkered fritillary. The fritty what?! The pattern on the checkered fritillary looks a little bit like a speckled bird’s egg. The botanical name is a bit more complicated: Fritillaria meleagris… The fritty what?! This name comes from the Latin word fritillus, which means a cup that […]

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Flower bulb of the week: the tulip

15 November 2021

This week’s flower bulb of the week is the tulip. This flower looks like a turban It’s the queen of all the spring flowers. The name tulip comes from the word Tulipa. That is Latin, and it means the flower that looks like a turban. Does that seem strange…? Well, not really, not when you […]

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2250 classes to plant 1.3 million flower bulbs

08 November 2021

It’s that time of year again – time to plant flower bulbs. This fall, tens of thousands of children in Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, France, England and Sweden will learn how and when to do this after receiving a flower bulb kit from Bulbs4Kids. After all, you can never start too young. More than a […]

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