The Dutch flowerfields; When and where to see them

flower fields Holland

Holland is at its best in spring, when parts of the country are covered in a blanket of colourful flower fields and other parts are full of blossoming fruit trees.  Each year I plan a day to hike a trail and photograph both. I only live 20 minutes from the flower fields, still I continue to […]

Tulip fields and flower gardens at the Keukenhof

For spectacular flower displays you go to the Dutch flower gardens the Keukenhof. It had been 25 years since my last visit, so I felt it was time to explore Holland’s gem again. I love tulips and hyacinths, especially the far stretching fields I pass on the highway. Each year I take photographs because they will […]

Weekend tip: Pick your own tulips

The weather is gorgeous today and it’ll be like this all weekend they say. So let’s go outdoors! Today I went to Annemiekes Pluktuin in Hillegom. It is a pick your own flower farm. You might remember my blogpost from last summer when I went there to pick my own summer flowers (read here). In […]

Easter recap: Family, Food and Flowers

Wow the long weekend flew by, didn’t it?! And setting the clock to day light saving time didn’t help either. Nevertheless, I enjoyed the coldest Easter of all times. My home was boasting with flowers in an array of colours. My dinner table was adorned by the branches with lovely birds as a focal point, […]

Decorating for Easter

I’m still decorating for Easter and thought you might like or would be inspired by what I have created now. I brought out the bunnies and the birds. I filled a pretty bowl with moss and decorated it with twigs, eggs, birds and flowers. A cheerful sight by itself and even more grouped with a […]

Pops of Pink to herald Spring

I’m so ready for spring after all the snow and freeze cold we got. I’m literally summoning spring with a vignette I created on my coffee table. The pops of pink herald spring while the white fluffy branches are an allusion of snowy winter. An emerald green dragon fly adorns a paper press, a vibrant […]

Lentepret encore

Goede vrijdag was dit jaar een stralende lentedag. Strak blauwe lucht, frisse wind en een warm zonnetje. Ik kon het dus niet laten om met mijn camera op pad te gaan en nog meer lentepracht vast te leggen. Ik prijs mezelf elk jaar weer gelukkig dat ik in zo’n mooie omgeving woon met de bollenvelden, […]