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Flowerbulbs – The Ideal Gift!

Everybody has those friends, family members or maybe colleagues that leave you desperately looking for a present year after year: what to give?! Very relatable, but that makes it no less difficult. Luckily, we have the solution here for you: flowerbulbs! 

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Friday, November 25, 2016
The Ideal Time To Plant Flowerbulbs

If we are Facebook friends, you might have already seen a bit of autumn on your timeline: mushrooms, coloured leafs and other great scenery that mean only one thing to us bulb growers: it’s time to start planting flowerbulbs! 

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Flowerbulbs in Pots

What if you do not have a garden, but would like to enjoy blooming flowers? Flowers in pot are the answer! A flowerpot looks great on a terrace, a tiled garden, or a balcony. The flowerpot also looks nice at a drive or next to the front door – basically everywhere!

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Friday, October 21, 2016
In the spotlight at Fluwel’s

Our category ‘Featured Flowerbulbs’ contains all sorts of flowerbulbs of which we think deserve a little bit of extra attention. Whether it is a personal favourite, a flowerbulb that sells very well or the colour is fashionable: everything is possible. 

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Friday, October 14, 2016
Shipping bulbs has begun!

Autumn has arrived. This is a busy, fun time in which we start with shipping our orders. We usually do so at September 21st. But why so late? That is a question that has been asked more than once. I thought now was the right time to explain that date.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016
An ode to Thalia

Our special daffodil Thalia is even more special than she normally is: this year, she celebrates her 100th birthday! For a century she has decorated gardens and city parks with her beauty. She was introduced in 1916 and is still just as popular as she was back in those days...

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Friday, September 23, 2016
In The Spotlights: The Crocus!

Early March, the winter coats and heaters are still on, and there they suddenly are: the crocuses. Not afraid of the bad weather that is still to come, they decorate gardens, banks and city parks with their happy, fresh colours...

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Friday, September 2, 2016
Tutti Tulpi

Tutti Tulpi, the name says it all: lots of tulips! Tutti Tulpi is a joyful mix of tulips in all her varieties. She has every colour of the rainbow and knows how to start a party in every garden. Tutti Tulpi has a sister: Tutti Tulpi Romantico...

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Friday, August 26, 2016
The Daffodil, The Ideal Perennial!

When hearing the word ‘perennial,’ most people do not think about flowerbulbs like daffodils, while in fact, daffodils are very reliable plants that return every year! Plant them once at a good place in your garden: a nice spot where the soil is not too dry and the plant sees sunlight for a minimum of six hours a day...

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Friday, August 19, 2016
Zantedeschia's: unique in shape and beauty

The Zantedeschia: until now I gave her little attention. She deserves better, and for good reason: this flower is something else. Her flower is almost unique in her simplicity. The Zantedeschia might be like a tulip in that area: she has a simple shape and colour, completely without needless extras...

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Daffodils!

Without any doubt my favourite flower: the bringer of Spring, the start of a new season: the daffodil. It was my father’s life’s work and I inherited his passion for this special flower. I own thousands of different daffodils, and every Spring I joyfully walk through my fields and look at all the beauty there is...

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Friday, August 5, 2016
AGM-Award? These flowers do exceptionally well!

This Award of Garden Merit is awarded to plants that achieve exceptionally high levels of prestation in a garden. Plants that are considered fort his award, are first planted in the Trial Gardens of the RHS, where the judges, a group of fanatic plant lovers...

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Friday, July 29, 2016
Fluwel introduces, new flower bulbs!

Every year, we introduce new flowerbulbs for our webshop. These are varieties selected from a wide range of flowerbulbs that I encountered by chance, were recommended to me by fellow bulb growers or which I have fancied for some years...

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Friday, July 8, 2016
What is the environmental impact of the Dutch flowerbulb sector?

As web shop Fluwel.eu, we know like no other that the customer is king. Therefore, we will always do our very best to provide for the needs of our customers, and to give them what they want. For the past few years, our customers have been asking us...

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Peeling bulbs is very important for the bulb!

Peeling bulbs is not always a pleasure for your hands and fingers, but it is very important for the bulb! Baby bulbs and other pieces of sand and dirt need tob e removed to get the flowerbulb ready for export.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Digging up flower bulbs has begun!

Paul van Rijn is happy, and he is not the only one! Why? Because the digging of tulip bulbs has begun again! And we are all excited for that. 

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Watering tulip bulbs

This time of the year we see them on a regular basis: irrigation reels.
In the spring the parcels can be dry. Water is one of the basic needs of a flower bulb and really important for the growth and quality of a flower bulb...

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Friday, June 17, 2016
 These beautiful flowers attract attention!

Onions, garlic, leek and chive are things we use in the kitchen regularly, but did you know they have another use than filling our mouths? All of them belong to the allium, which is the Latin word for garlic. This means a beautiful flower can grow from an onion.

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Friday, June 10, 2016
The Dahlia… the most vibrant vivid and vigorous plant in the garden

A plant as colourful as the Dahlia is hard to find. The Dahlia is an easy to grow plant seldom disappointing a gardener.

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Friday, April 8, 2016