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2 August 2020

Cleaning and counting of daffodil bulbs

The daffodils finally have all been dug and are currently stored in the Fluwel warehouse. That means that it’s time for the real fun to start: the cleaning and counting of all those daffodil bulbs.

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19 July 2020

The use of chemicals in flower bulbs

Every now and then someone will ask me about the use of chemicals in the cultivation of flower bulbs, and whether the flower bulbs Fluwel sells have also been exposed to substances like that.

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12 July 2020

“Things never happen the way you expect them to happen”

I thought of his words quite often When the Corona crisis started. From one day to another the perspectives for the near future changed completely.

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7 June 2020

The Daffodil in Spain

Last Winter, I received a phone call from my Daffodil-friend Bryan Duncan. He asked me if I would like to join him on a trip to Spain, to look for Daffodils in their natural habitat.

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24 May 2020

The Tulip as a Perennial

One of our most frequently asked questions is: Why does the Tulip not come back for multiple years when so many other flower bulbs do?

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12 April 2020

Spring… The garden comes to life. Time to enjoy.

In our Fluwel web shop it is quite obvious that quarantaining has people going out to work in their garden. I really do hope gardening becomes a more popular hobby after this period: it is so much fun, and super healthy!

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7 April 2020

The American Begonia (also known as the Ameri-hybrids)

These new Begonias, also known as the Ameri-hybrids, carry new flowers all through the summer and into autumn.

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29 March 2020

Flowers… but no visitors

What a remarkable year. Luckily, we are able to send out the orders from the Fluwel website, but other than that the warehouse is empty.

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