T h e G a r d e n s of L i p k j e S c h a t
H a r m o n i o u s I n s p i r i n g C o l o u r f u l
Photographs and design © Lipkje Schat 2017
14 April until 7 May 2017
Welcome to Noordoostpolder
On average more than four meters below sea level, the bottom of the former Zuiderzee has proven to be very suited for the cultivation of tulips. During the Tulip Festival you can enjoy the many multi-
tulipfield area by car or bicycle. (About 100 km.)
The Noordoostpolder has become one of the most important areas of
bulbcultivation of the world
The close relationship between the gardens and the surrounding tulipfields draw visitors from all over the world. This bulb/plant-
Four large stunning Private Springgardens
During the Tuliproute there is also the possibility to visit four large stunning private gardens where thousands of tulips are artfully scattered among a variety of plants. The result is a relaxed bland of
tones and textures that feels more at home in casual surroudings than the old-
One of the most pleasing aspects of the four gardens is the effect of mingling countless Tulips and
Daffodils with a wide range of miscellaneous bulbs and lots of perennials, shrubs and trees.
This creates an eyecatching Springfeature.