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Synonyms for bulb


Synonyms for bulb

a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

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a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

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With its 32 hectares containing 7 million flower bulbs planted by hand in more than 1,600 different varieties, the Keukenhof is the largest bulb flower park in the world.
In addition to the competition, Armitage's Birchencliffe Garden Centre will host a fabulous bulb planting workshop where experts from the Eden Project and the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre will share their hints and tips for getting the very best out of bulbs.
The Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre recommends three simple steps for planting summer bulbs:
Life on a faraway planet in the Ooni Kingdom is surreal, where the Kirki village people grow their computers from CPU seeds, walk around with small mirrors sewn into their clothing (appearance is a big deal in the Ooni Kingdom) and flower bulbs are used as candlelight.
At the annual 'Best of the best' flower bulb ceremony in The Netherlands, gardeners voted the Dahlia Arabian Night the must-plant summer flower bulb, ahead of cannas, oxalis and zantedeschia.
A Meridian flower bulb company with Holland roots has blossomed into a successful international business thanks to careful cultivation by its two owners, who are carrying on a family tradition that began in 1919.
Flower expert Lucas Boreel, from the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre, says: 'Combine colours and materials that contrast liveliness with a natural crudeness - such as floral tin cups and old patterned jugs.
FOR more information on bulbs contact the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre (020 7915 4776 www.
Frans, technical director of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Service, is clearly a dessert man.
The best time to plant tulips and daffodils is in the fall, according to the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center.
According to the International Flower Bulb Center, which sponsored the survey, "good display is the heart of good merchandising," especially since flower bulbs are an impulse purchase.
THE Sunday Mirror has 25 free parcels of Crocus tommasinianus "Ruby Giant" bulbs to give away courtesy of the Nether lands Flower Bulb Information Centre.
Created by the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre and the Eden Project, the campaign's aim is to highlight the importance of getting children outside and learning about their natural environment, while using the 'plant now' message to encourage schools to regenerate and enhance their own surroundings.