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Rob Plattel, one of Holland's most progressive floral designers, doesn't do weddings and doesn't own a flower shop. Here's his take on a new direction of floral design. 
Photos of Jacqueline van der Kloet's gardens around the world, showing her artful mix of fall bulbs in bloom in public gardens in New York and Holland and at her home. 
Dutch garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet plants bulbs in an unusual way, creating painterly results in the garden. Our profile of this revolutionary designer—just in time for fall planting season!

 

In Garden Designers at Home, a new tome from Pavilion Books, top designers use their own gardens to hone their craft.
The first nursery catalog—in the 17th century—was a artistic masterpiece and a marketing strategy. It sold, of course, tulip bulbs, and helped contribute to the economic bubble of tulip mania. 
The tulip fields of the Netherlands are currently bursting into bloom with fields of tulips, hyancinths, and other bulb flowers. Photographs of the country's flower fields in Bloembollenstreek, the bulb belt of the country, look like modern paintings of bright colors, made up of strips of thousands of colorful flowers.
A temporary house made from a pipe frame and vegetable crates had living walls and a living roof covered with fresh vegetables that could be directly harvested from this "greenhouse."
On Saturday, January 19th, tulip growers and promoters will fill Amsterdam's Dam Square with thousands of tulips, free for the picking, to inaugurate Tulpendag (Tulip Day), the official start of the tulip season in Holland.