Aalsmeer is the flower capital of the Netherlands. This city is home to the world’s flower auction, and, since time immemorial, growers have come to the auction early in the morning to deliver their goods by land and water.
Aalsmeer flower festival
From 17 to 21 June, floral designs can be admired at various locations in the city, workshops can be followed, and visitors and admirers can enjoy all the floral splendor. Guests can visit the historic gardens, the Flower Art Museum, the Boerma Institute, and open gardens and take a boat trip through the water-rich Aalsmeer.
Flower art museum
Marloes Joore, since 2017 one of the main arrangers of the festival, has made several designs for the Flower Art Museum. She makes her flower objects to match the art that is exhibited. For her designs, Marginpar has provided a mix of their flowers.
Besides Joore, also co-head arranger Jacqueline Boerma and her team work with Marginpar flowers. During the Aalsmeer Flower Festival, the Boerma Institute is open for visitors. There are different flower arrangements to see, workshops, and a design contest. The team has also provided the decoration for several shop windows in the city center.
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