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2013-10-08 23:34:51

Tips for the Easiest Way to Plant a Bulb from Hans Langeveld, Expert Bulb Enthusiast and Co-owner of Online Bulb Source, Longfield Gardens Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Flowers make life more beautiful. They provide a sea of color in the yard and fresh cut flowers to decorate every room of the house. Starting a garden for the first time can be a daunting task. Fortunately, bulbs are an easy and economical way to ensure flowers the coming spring—and provide a fool-proof way to...

2013-10-03 23:36:22

Stunning photography unveils the unexpected beauty of fall planted bulbs and blooms, side by side in the garden from online bulb source, Longfield Gardens. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 ‘Stop and smell the roses’ is a great way to say: slow down and enjoy life! For the bulb gardener, this wise old adage can be translated to say “Stop and watch the tulips.” There is a marvelous transformation that happens in a tulip during its entire life cycle, and during any given day....

Ancient Ancestor Of Tulip Tree Line Identified
2013-09-12 12:42:34

Indiana University The modern-day tulip tree, state tree of Indiana as well as Kentucky and Tennessee, can trace its lineage back to the time of the dinosaurs, according to newly published research by an Indiana University paleobotanist and a Russian botanist. The tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera, has been considered part of the magnolia family. But David Dilcher of Indiana University Bloomington and Mikhail S. Romanov of the N.V. Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden in Moscow show that it...

2011-08-17 00:00:31

Holland Bulb Farms recently announced the first iMyGarden Design Challenge which encourages iPhone users to submit their best garden design for a chance to win up to $1000 worth of fall planted flower bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, for their garden. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Holland Bulb Farms, a leading online flower bulb retailer, recently began accepting entries into its first ever iMyGarden $1000 Design Challenge. This challenge, which began on Monday, August...

2011-03-23 13:05:00

LISSE, Netherlands, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Bettina Wulff, spouse of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, has officially opened the 62nd edition of the world famous international flower exhibition Keukenhof. Accompanied by her husband Mr. Christian Wulff and the Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, as well as many other dignitaries, she baptized a newly bred, beautiful colored tulip, named after her. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/NY70434 )...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs, the innovator in blending tulips, daffodils, crocuses and other bulbs for foolproof spring displays, recently introduced its 200th new Colorblend selection in its 2010 wholesale print catalog and website colorblends.com. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100908/NE59396 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/NE59396 ) For the past 25 years, operating out of its USA warehouse located in...

2009-09-09 14:12:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, wife of Willem-Alexander, Crown Prince of Orange, baptized Holland's newest tulip today at a ceremony in Manhattan's Battery Park. On the site of the fort that once guarded the young colony of New Amsterdam, the Dutch royal couple joined a host of dignitaries for the official naming ceremony for Tulipa 'Henry Hudson' named in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of Manhattan Island and the river...

2009-07-22 17:06:47

A street light post moved by Springfield, Ill., mistakenly still bears a plaque commemorating tulips planted at its former home, officials said. The light post was relocated from an area next to the municipal complex, which used to host a bed of tulips donated by the Netherlands, to a location on the renovated Capitol Avenue, right in front of the main offices of the Springfield State Journal Register, the newspaper reported Wednesday. The plaque remained unmolested for weeks until Mike...

2009-01-22 07:04:00

Research Finds 76% of Women Do Not Want Red Roses on Valentine's Day SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, ProFlowers(R), the online fresh flower marketplace, is encouraging consumers to break the mold and give what's really wanted on Valentine's Day. Conventional thinking suggests red roses as the go-to Valentine's Day gift, but according to ProFlowers research, givers of that gift couldn't be more wrong! Indeed, 76% of women polled prefer an alternative to the iconic red...

Latest Tulipa Reference Libraries

2005-06-23 10:59:16

Tulips are plants of the genus Tulipa in the lily family Liliaceae. They are bulbous plants, that have large, showy flowers consisting of six petals. There are around 100 species, originating from the region from southern Europe, north Africa, and Asia from Anatolia and Iran east as far as northeast China and Japan. The center of diversity of the genus is in the Pamir and Hindu Kush mountains and the steppes of Kazakhstan. The tulip is the national flower of Iran and Turkey, and tulip...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'