Monday, July 30, 2007

The golden hearts of our 4 grandchildren

In this small wallhanging the four hearts are all the same, but on the other side all with a different.
So I call this "The golden hearts of our 4 grandchildren".

The live of a tulip

Here they are ready to send them to the buyer while they where blooming they are sold. This are white tulips and a special sort.

Nico is counting the bulbs by hand this time, five bulbs is counted as 1 he needs 500 so he counts till 100.

Monday, July 9, 2007

A bag for my knittingwork made of ties.

Our summerblanket . detail.

The story of the tulip.

Now the bulbs are dried an ready to clean.

The bulbs in packingcases

After sorting out the soil etc.

Nico and Marion cleaning the
bulbs, all by hand.If your
compagnie is great or small
this must be done by hand.

Dirty bulbs.

Marion busy with cleaning the bulbs, you see the big ones and the new ones.
Is the cat a great help ?

The clean bulbs are sorted out .

The bulbs are clean. and sorted out.
Before trade Nico has to count them, sometimes with a couting machine or by hand.
The big bulbs are for export.
The small ones are for the next year.
Also there is a great deal for blooming in the hothouse of Nico just for the flowers as we buy them for in our vazes.