Post Tagged with "flowers"

Spring in the Netherlands: the tulip mania, old and new

Finally, it is spring in the Netherlands. The trees are in bloom, lambs are being born as we speak and those born in the past week are already gambolling in the meadows; people are out enjoying walks, riding their bikes or filling the café terraces in the cities.

Tulip field in the Northeast Polder in Flevoland (The Netherlands)

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April 19, 2012 6 comments

Picture Postcards: Flowers around the globe

We’ve had such an amazing number of flower photos contributed this month that we thought we’d finish up with a bit of a global montage (Cue the music!).

Typical flowers at Chirripó in Costa Rica by Nuriacr on Flickr

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March 28, 2011 4 comments

Picture Postcards: Okinawan Easter Lily

This beautiful Easter Lily photo is by Mike, aka Ryukyu Mike, who lives in Okinawa, Japan. He says that although this lily is now found all over the world, it originated in Okinawa.

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Flowers from India
A Costa Rican Wedding (with bouquet)
Markets in the Netherlands and China

March 14, 2011 3 comments

Picture Postcards: Flowers from India

Happy March to you!
This month we are looking at flowers around the world in Picture Postcards. This one was sent in by Anuradha Shankar, our new writer from India.

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March 7, 2011 2 comments