Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • Plant hyacinths in glasses for windows.
  • 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.
  • Pot hyacinths, tulips and other bulbs for forcing; and propagate half-hardy plants by cuttings.