TULIPS: The harbingers of spring

The tulip, known today as a symbol of Holland, actually originated in Turkey. Wild tulips look very different from their hybridized counterparts. During the 16th century, traders brought tulip bulbs back with them from expeditions to the Ottoman Empire. They found a welcoming climate for growing and experimenting with tulips in the fertile, temperate fields … Read moreTULIPS: The harbingers of spring

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