HOLLAND — Holland’s annual tulip dig brought out residence gardeners from close to the Holland area who got to choose home the city’s popular tulip bulbs to plant in their personal gardens.
Neighborhood users were asked to carry their possess back garden equipment and place in the elbow grease to dig up the post-bloom tulip plants. Whichever they dug up Saturday morning they could get dwelling to replant in the drop at a cost of $10 for each 5-gallon bucketful.
The tulip dig serves the dual purposes of clearing the flower beds in Centennial Park, Window on the Waterfront and Windmill Island Gardens and raising dollars for Holland in Bloom, the nonprofit board that promotes beautification of Holland and enters the metropolis in the nationwide The us in Bloom competition.
The town of Holland orders new tulip bulbs each yr from The Netherlands by the hundreds of hundreds to ensure a fresh and wonderful floral exhibit at Tulip Time.
This short article initially appeared on The Holland Sentinel: Inhabitants just take property treasures in annual tulip dig