Bulb blog

Winners of the 2022 Golden Flower Bulb

10 June 2022

Six classes of schoolchildren – one class each in Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, England, France ans Sweden – are the lucky winners of the 2022 Golden Flower Bulb Award. They won this award by participating in the Bulbs4Kids flower bulb project. Bulbs4Kids These six classes received the 2022 Golden Flower Bulb Award because they and […]

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You have until 27 May to send in your photos and videos

09 May 2022

It’s almost time! The winner of the 2022 Golden Flower Bulb will be chosen on 13 June. We have had hundreds of photos and videos. Have you sent yours yet? If not, you still have until 27 May to do it. Photos and videos Hundreds of photos and videos have been sent in by the […]

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Flower Bulb of the Week: the ornamental onions

07 March 2022

This week, the ornamental onions are in the spotlight as the flower bulb of the week. A flower made from small flowers The botanical name for ornamental onions is Allium, a name that means happiness and prosperity. Ornamental onions produce flowers made up of many small flowers that form a larger ball. This ball can […]

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The flower bulbs are waking up…

21 February 2022

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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Flower bulb of the week: the daffodil.

14 February 2022

This week’s flower bulb of the week is the daffodil. In love with itself Daffodils can also be called Narcissus. The name Narcissus comes from an Ancient Greek story. The story is about a young hunter, called Narcissus, who never wanted to fall in love with anyone else. Looking in the water at his own […]

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What does a flower bulb look like on the inside?

07 February 2022

A flower bulb is a bit like an underground storage shed and a flower factory, all at the same time. It’s really interesting to discover how flower bulbs grow into flowers. When the flower bulbs are planted, they are completely bare, with no leaves at all. Sometimes they have some roots though. Inside the flower […]

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