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Thread: Tulips...beautiful

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    TULIPS - This is amazingly beautiful!

    At first glance, it looks like a giant child armed with a box of crayons has been set loose upon the landscape. Vivid stripes of purple, yellow, red, pink, orange and green make up a glorious Technicolor patchwork.

    Yet far from being a child’s sketchbook, this is, in fact, the northern Netherlands in the middle of the tulip season. With more than 10,000 hectares devoted to the cultivation of these delicate flowers, the Dutch landscape in May is a kaleidoscope of giddy colors as the tulips burst into life.

    The bulbs were planted in late October and early November, and these colorful creations are now ready to be picked and sold as bunches of cut flowers in florists and supermarkets.
    More than three billion tulips are grown each year and two-thirds of the vibrant blooms are exported, mostly to the U.S. and Germany .
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    Wow! That is beautiful. I love how they make the designs and patterns with the different colors.

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    I would love to go and see all of that.
    Looks like quilt to me?? lol lol

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    I've seen fields and fields of tulips in the Amsterdam area and they are amazing.

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    Oh that's lovely.
    Not too long ago I watched a show called Wallender, set in Sweden and on one show they had a girl running and hiding in a field of some sort of tall yellow flower. as tall as she was. i always wondered what they were.
    not tulips anyway.

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    I would love to go to my home land to see all of them flowers.

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    Oh my!! Breathtaking.

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    Exquisite! Thank you for sharing the pictures!

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    Beautiful!! That would be something really spectacular to see in person.

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    beautiful, thanks for sharing with us

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    You add humor and beauty to my life. Thank you.

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    Oh this is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    We have a little piece of the Netherlands here in WA state it is so amazing to see the rows upon rows of color. The anual Tulip festival is something we all look forward to!!

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    WOW

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    That's so cool!!

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    that is absolutely beautiful great way to start the day :thumbup:

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    Thank you for sharing that. There are not enough words to describe the beauty of that. Ditter - I need another funny story soon!

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    That is such a beautiful sight, thanks for sharing Ditter ...... the colours are magnificent. :D

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    How pretty!!!!!!!!!

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    :shock:...beautiful!

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    I always look for your postings. They are awesome and make my day. Thanks.

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    Oh what beauty.

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    Beautiful!! Did you know that you can find fields very similar to these in Carlsbad, CA? They are gorgeous!!

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    wow, that's beautiful

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    Looks like a quilt to me.
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