Garden Open early April to mid May

Garden: Open from Dawn to Dusk
House: Open from 10:00 to 4:00

893 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604

In Bridgeport, daffodils usually begin to bloom toward the end of March. Tulips start around the middle of April. Exact timing varies depending on winter and spring weather. Check Facebook in spring for up to date flowering reports.

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Hyacinth bulbs for Summer 2017 harvest.
Planting hyacinth bulbs for Summer 2017 harvest. Watch the whole movie to get the complete planting process with the use of machines and finished with some helping hands.
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1 week ago

Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs
Colorblends House & Spring Garden shared Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs's video.
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This field in the Netherlands was just inundated to prevent weeds from growing on the field and to get rid of nematodes or other pathogens. In this way no chemicals are needed. The grower has plowed a...

4 weeks ago

Tree frogs, cicadas and crickets are cranking. Found a first raw acorn. Signs of late summer. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Drainage System
At the field of Daan Jansze (de Tulperij) in Voorhout.
After the harvest of Marieke daffodils the fields get a new drainage system to get rid of excessive water after heavy rain. The water is transported to the canals via the plastic pipes (with little holes to let water in). These pipes are covered with coco fiber and bedded in washed sea shells to drain the sandy soil.
This special machine is operated by the Van der Geest company from Hillegom.
The pipes are approximately 70 cm deep in the soil, just at the water table.
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1 month ago

This video shows the final harvest of daffodil Las Vegas. The bulbs were first dug from ground about 8-10 days ago and left on the surface for drying in the open air. This is the best way to allow the daffodils to cure and lose excess moisture. In the video the grower has come back after 10 days and is now picking them up off the ground and putting them in kuubkist (storage boxes) for transport to the warehouse for additional storage and drying. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

Colorblends House & Spring Garden
Colorblends House & Spring Garden