Keeping Holland's fabled tulips alive
Jane Pauley visits a place where one of the actual Netherlands' nearly all recognizable hallmarks is actually lovingly preserved:
The church bells inside the Dutch village associated with Limmen happen for you to be ringing in Sundays since your 13th century. and concealed within the shadow of the Protestant Reformed Church is another piece of this country's rich history, dating back again 400 years: more compared to 2,500 varieties of tulips, of all designs and colors, grooving quietly throughout neat lines.
Hortus Bulborum was proven in the 1920s by simply Peter Boschman, a new tulip enthusiast and also teacher in the church's school. He bought old and also rare forms of tul