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  • Market-gardening, especially horticulture, is extensively practised in the vicinity, so that Haarlem is the seat of a large trade in Dutch bulbs, especially hyacinths, tulips, fritillaries, spiraeas and japonicas.
  • North of Haarlem to twice that distance south, hyacinths, tulips, narcissus and crocuses being the flowers chiefly cultivated.
  • Though in many instances, as in hyacinths, they are less beautiful than single ones, they always present the advantage of being less evanescent.
  • Pot hyacinths, tulips and other bulbs for forcing; and propagate half-hardy plants by cuttings.
  • Flowering annuals are mainly aquatic. Water lilies, water hyacinths, which are an obstruction in many streams, and irises in rich variety give colour to the coast wastes and sombre bayous.
 

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