Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
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Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
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Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time

Submitted by on April 9, 2018 – 8:27 amNo Comment
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Tulip time in Holland, MichiganFive million tulip bulbs will blossom for the annual Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, set for May 5 through 13, 2018.

You’ll find them flowering along city streets (especially along eighth street), in city parks, private gardens at at public attractions such as Windmill Island Gardens.

All sorts of special events are planned (there’s a schedule online), including parades, Dutch dances, live entertainment, a carnival, quilt show, artisan market, tulip tours, and Dutch organ music. One highlight is the Dutch marketplace, featuring the tastes, sights, sounds, and crafts of 19th Century Holland.

(Photo courtesy of Tulip Time)

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