15 January 2011

Tulip Day

Tulips are one of my favorite flowers and today is Tulpanens Dag (Tulip Day) in Sweden the 15th of January.
Here is some information in Swedish on how to care for tulips.
Here is a link to the International Flower Bulb Centre in English.
Here is lots of other information about tulips .
And here is some more.
Here is some historic information about Tulip Mania.

Have a wonderful tulip weekend!

Ingrid xx


swedishouse said...

HEJ Ingrid
Happy Tulip Day!
Beautiful Tulips, tied with lace :D
I've also posted about Tulip Day today

NinaH said...

Nejmen- är det den dagen idag????!! Det har jag missat! Kul få det uppmärksammat från London-håll!;-)
Tulpaner är verkligen en härlig vårvintertröst! Förnyar här med nya buketter varje vecka. Finns så otroligt många fina varianter!
Din bild av buketten är så ljuvlig!

Home and Lifestyle said...

The tulip is a wonderful flower, the Netherlands are famous by cultivating it. From April you can visit the Keukenhof in our country.

That’s the place to see spring blossom. More than seven million flowers form a glorious decor. It's really great but it's a long time ago I have been there!

Wish you a happy weekend Ingrid! Warm regards, Ingrid

Sophia Callmer said...

Fina tulpaner. Köpte också idag, känns lite vårlikt. Åh hyacintinlägget är så vackert, mönstret och nyanserna i porslinet till hyacintblommorna. kram Sophia

Sanne said...

Dear Ingrid,

I bought my first tulips of zhe year, too ...Yours are a beautiful colour !
best wishes and a happy weekend,

Anonymous said...

How amazing! Tulip day, I love that. Tulips are such pretty flowers and give us hope. Your header today is beautiful Ingrid. The pink tulips have inspired me to go out and buy some today.
Happy Tulip Day.

colores said...

I already bought my first tulips !!this time I bought them in lilac!!! I didn´t know about the tulip day! Enjoy!!! kisses

agnicy said...

Looks like spring !!!!!

Georgianna said...

Happy Tulip Day, Ingrid! Beautiful photo! The history of tulips is fascinating and they are so popular still. We have a huge tulip festival each year just north of us but one day I hope to go to Keukenhof in The Netherlands. Have a lovely weekend! xo – g

bicocacolors said...

spring is coming !!!!!!

lisa said...

It is so nice to see these beginning to appear! Even though it's a long way off yet for us, it's a reminder of what is to come. Beautifully done.

Britt said...

Skulle köpa tulpaner och fira dagen men de var slut så jag får fira en annan dag//Britt

Jess said...

Hi Ingrid,
I love the new header! Very beautiful!
Hugs, Jess

Fru C said...

Tänk...jag köpte inte en enda tulpan till helgen....men njuter av att se dom på alla vackra bilder.
Kram// Carolina

dona said...

Wow, the Tulip Day! It's so nice! So I wish a belated Happy T.D. to you, and btw the pic is really beautiful!

Annika Christensen said...

Ja men du så skall jag göra imorgon med mina lila tulpaner.
Du inspirera mig tack för det.

ale balanzario said...

Hi, you have a very nice blog, love your photos, you have great sense for design and style.

Angel.Pearls said...

Underbart!! Din header är såå vårlik o fin!! Ha en skön vecka/ Eva

crystal glamour said...

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Camillas Foto said...

Vad härligt - min favoritblomma!!!
Ha det bra

easygardener said...

I was wondering why Tulips featured so much in Swedish blogs recently.This explains why!

jacqueline said...

Dearest sweet ingrid, tulips are one of my favorite flowers!! Too bad the weather here is too warm for these flowers. Thanks so much for sharing. Have a lovely merry happy day and love to you!

Marie said...

Your blog is so beautiful and inspiring. I'm now your newest follower!

Annelie said...

Det är min favorit också. Tycker det är så kul att den fortsätter att växa i vasen och liksom växer ur arrangemang med andra blommor.

ÄLSKAR ditt hyacint foto nedan. Såååå vackert.


Anna De Simone said...

wow... I never know abaut a Tulip Day.
I wonder if there is a day dedicated to "Hyacinth"...
I search in "International Flower Bulb Centre" web space

Thank you and sorry for my bad bad grammar, but i'm italian girl!

Laila said...

Kan man få för mycket tulpaner om kring sig? All denna underbara färg ♥

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