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Lilies planted in test greenhouse

Lilies planted in test greenhouse

Lilies planted in test greenhouse

  • Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Our men have been busy planting lilies in our test greenhouse this morning. We separate 10 bulbs of every lot that is sent to our customers and plant them in our own test greenhouse. This allows us to compare the results in our greenhouse with the results at our customers, and it also gives us infor...

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Tulips for Tulip Trade Event in greenhouse

Tulips for Tulip Trade Event in greenhouse

Tulips for Tulip Trade Event in greenhouse

  • Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

We are busy making sure that we will have beautiful flowers in bloom during the Tulip Trade Event from March 20 till March 22. We have put the tulips in the greenhouse this week. Because it seems like spring has already started, the quality of the tulips only gets better. We will show approximately ...

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Trade Exhibition 2019

Trade Exhibition 2019

Trade Exhibition 2019

  • Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019

We are proud to show the flowers that are forced with our flower bulbs at the ‘Vaktentoonstelling Zwaagdijk’ (English: Trade Exhibition Zwaagdijk) again this year. Would you like to see how our booth looks? Check our photo album here. ...

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Plastic across tulip fields

Plastic across tulip fields

Plastic across tulip fields

  • Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018

Yesterday was a good day to lay the plastic foil across the fields again. The plastic ensures that the tulips will flower earlier than normal, which makes them suitable for flowering at our customers in December 2019. And it also makes for nice pictures! ​ ...

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Tulip Trade Event 2019

Tulip Trade Event 2019

Tulip Trade Event 2019

  • Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2018

The fourth Tulip Trade Event will take place from Wednesday, March 20 up to and including Friday, March 22, 2019. We will participate in this event as well for the first time. During this event the tulip cultivation in the Netherlands will be put in the spotlight, and the participating companies wil...

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Bulb planting

Bulb planting

Bulb planting

  • Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The planting of the bulbs has started again. These pictures show that the bulbs are planted in clay soil with the planting machine. The bulbs are transported into the planting machine from the roof that is placed on the tractor. They are then planted in nets. The fourth picture shows that the nets a...

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Bulbs ready for shipment

Bulbs ready for shipment

Bulbs ready for shipment

  • Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

You haven’t heard from us for a while, but we definitely haven’t been standing still either. On the contrary, we have been very busy and are still working hard to prepare our bulbs for shipment to our customers. Here is a small impression of the shipments in our warehouse that are ready for load...

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G stage

G stage

G stage

  • Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018

These pictures show the creation of a new flower in the tulips through the microscope. At the moment we are checking all of the lots from our own nursery and our selected growers to see if the new flower has reached the correct stage. The pictures clearly show that the pestle, which is in the heart,...

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Hyacinth and narcissus bulbs arrived

Hyacinth and narcissus bulbs arrived

Hyacinth and narcissus bulbs arrived

  • Posted on Friday, July 13, 2018

Besides tulip bulbs, we also supply bulbs of other spring flowering crops. The first hyacinth bulbs and narcissus bulbs have arrived at our company this week. We are now preparing them for shipment, so that they can be shipped to our customers soon. ​ ...

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Checking lily bulbs

Checking lily bulbs

Checking lily bulbs

  • Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Our lily bulbs are still being shipped to our customers on a weekly basis. The lily bulbs are thoroughly inspected before they are placed in the container. During this inspection we also cut a few bulbs in half to be sure that the sprouts are OK. Of course we do all of this to guarantee an excellent...

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Rinsing bulbs

Rinsing bulbs

Rinsing bulbs

  • Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018

A small impression of our rinsing machine that rinses the bulbs so that they can be shipped to the export countries that require the bulbs to be free of soil. ​ ...

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Peeling tulip bulbs

Peeling tulip bulbs

Peeling tulip bulbs

  • Posted on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

We are still working hard to peel our bulbs. After the bulbs come out of the peeling machine, they are peeled again by hand at a conveyor belt, during which the last pieces of root and loose skins are removed manually. ...

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Tulip poster and brochure

Tulip poster and brochure

Tulip poster and brochure

  • Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018

You could already admire our new amaryllis poster and brochure two weeks ago, but we have a new tulip poster and brochure as well! The tulip varieties on this poster and in this brochure are suitable for cut flower production. You can find the photos on our website here. Please contact us if you are...

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First tulip bulbs arrived

First tulip bulbs arrived

First tulip bulbs arrived

  • Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018

The first tulip bulbs from our carefully selected growers have just arrived at our company! These are the varieties Kung Fu, Red Light, Verona and Marie Jo. Click on the variety names to see which beautiful tulips will grow out of these bulbs in a couple of months. ...

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Extraordinary story from Japan

Extraordinary story from Japan

Extraordinary story from Japan

  • Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

On June 1, 2018 the city of Naruto in Japan celebrated that it was exactly 100 years ago that Beethoven's 9th Symphony was performed there for the first time in Asia by German prisoners of war for a Japanese audience. This was a good reason for an anniversary week in Naruto. Stephan Pfluger, who ...

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