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Valentine's Day 2015: World's biggest flower market FloraHolland shifts millions

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

Just one more bloomin' photo....

I couldn’t resist the pun – sorry!  And if English is not your native language, don’t worry, you aren’t missing out on much. I had the opportunity to visit the flower auction near Amsterdam the other day (what else do you do when you are stuck in Amsterdam and your conference doesn’t start until 4pm?)  This is not a little auction that you hear brides to be talk about with glee because they saved a load of money buying their flowers wholesale. 272 more words


Day 235: The Amstel River - aka Where I Plan to SUP

We had the laziest day today. The leprechaun trap didn’t quite catch us a leprechaun, but he did leave Charlie some Euros, and made quite a mess of our house! 458 more words

Behind the scenes at Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Aalsmeer is the largest flower auction in the world. The auction building is the 4th largest building in the world, by floor space covering 990,000 m² (10.6 million sq ft; 243 acres).  651 more words

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Here is what I know about flowers:

To dry a bunch of flowers, you must tie them and hang them upside down in a dry draughty place for quite a long time. 304 more words


FloraHolland: World's largest flower auction.

FloraHolland, Aalsmeer, Netherlands

The town of Aalsmeer, located 8 miles southwest from Amsterdam, is referred to as the flower capital of the world. It is home to… 383 more words

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World's Largest Flower Auction, Wooden Shoes & Cheese!

Yesterday we started our journey early and went out to the world’s largest flower auction. Buyers come out each weekday morning to purchase the day’s flowers for the world. 273 more words