A beautiful look at spring on the other side of the world.
With more than 10,000 hectares (25,000 acres) devoted to the cultivation of these delicate flowers, the Dutch landscape in May is a kaleidoscope of giddy colors as the tulips burst into life...click here to read more.
Carolyn's Tulip Painting presented to Benno and Klazina Dobbe
The Netherlands— Birth of a Dream
By Deborah Yates - The Lewis River Review IN THIS TWO PART STORY, the Dobbes
share their personal history—an inspiring
tale of the driving forces that led to
their eventual move to the United States
and a new life. Holland America Bulb
Farm and its sister corporations are the
result of the hard work and determination
of just one family that immigrated to
America. The Tulip Festival is the Dobbe
family's way of sharing their love of the
craft of bulb and flower husbandry and
a way to support and promote the city of
Woodland as well...click here to download and read this story.
Benno Dobbe was selected as Citizen of the Year by the Woodland Chamber of Commerce.
From Holland to America, with experience and a vision, many dreams became reality!
The combination of dreams, experience and vision lead Benno, Klazina, and their 3 children to emigrate from Holland to America in 1980. Since their arrival, Benno became the owner and CEO of several successful companies in the flower and bulb industry...click here to read more.