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Tulips

Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Double flowering tulips

Double flowering tulips are really special. Not so easy to find in the shops around here unfortunately. Therefore it was true happiness when I found a couple of bunches in purple and pink the other day. These days tulips makes the winter easier to cope with. We have had huge amounts…

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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Saturday tulips

New bouquet with tulips and cytisus brings energy, hope and spring feelings. Something that may be needed as a reminder of that winter dosen’t last forever. Love the scent of cytisus. This bouquet ended up in the kitchen. Wishing you a happy weekend! /Charlotte

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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

A new year

Welcome 2018! Finally on our way towards more daylight hours, I am about to burst with longing for the garden, flowers, the smell of soil and all the outdoor time. I find the winter darkness becoming harder and harder to cope with and the missing of opportunity to pop out…

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Bulbs & Tubers, Pots

Bulbs in pots

It is not at all difficult to plant bulbs in pots and I plant quite a few, especially tulips. This year I’m not going to dare to plant tulips in the flowerbeds at all due to not wanting to feed the voles.  Last winter they devastated a big flowerbed and…

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Bouqets & Decorations

Tulips from the garden

To be able to pick a bouquet of your own tulips is a luxury every year it is possible. I’ts not every year you want to cut tulips from the borders, but sometimes you manage to pick one here and one there without it’s beeing noticed. The bouquet consists of tulips…

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May

May

May is usually a divided month, even though ‘May’ as a whole has a magical shimmer over it that is longed for in the darkness of winter, like a desperate parched person in the desert looking for water. In April the first careful steps are taken towards spring, with emphasis…

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Pots

Tulip ‘Exotic Emperor’

Last year I tried the Exotic Emperor, both in pots and in the flower bed. A fragrant, white or cream double tulip with yellowish green flames on the mottled outer petals. The buds have a colouring that moves towards a yellowy green but as soon as they bloom the colouring…

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June

Last years dark tulips

I have always been extra delighted by dark purple tulips (sometimes called black). In preparation for last year’s tulip season I felt the need for a bit of a change and added more of the dark red ones to the purple that I always plant. The reddest of them was…

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