You really need to get up early to see all the action at FloraHolland in Aalsmeer. This is one of 2 locations in the Netherlands where plants and flowers that come from all over the world are traded on the open market and then sent to florist and other flower sells worldwide. 209 more words
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Business is blossoming at the world’s biggest flower auction and distribution centre, FloraHolland, based in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, as it gears up for Valentine’s Day on Saturday. 332 more words
The Joy of Tulips
“Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine,
freedom, and a little flower.
~Hans Christian Andersen
It’s an utterly amazing thing to me that I can watch brightly coloured orange and yellow tulips (most likely from Holland), unfurling perfectly on my dining room table and my windowsill while we still have snow, or when the snow has finally all melted and we have entered “The Brown Season” of early spring.298 more words