Located a short trip from Amsterdam in Hillegom, Annemieke’s Picking Garden is a nursery specialising in cultivating tulips using organic horticultural techniques. The garden boasts more than 300 varieties of flowers and is open to the public. Learn how the blooms are prepared for sale, wander through the tulip fields and pick your own vibrant bunch to take home!
Thanks to its fertile sandy soil, the Netherlands’ famous flower strip has been the leading producer of unique flowers for centuries – with the tulip topping the list. From July to October, visitors to Annemieke’s Picking Garden are also welcome to pick beautiful bouquets of summer flowers. Bus line 50 from Haarlem stops directly in front of the garden.