Bloom Report

We are open and tickets are on sale!

Check our homepage for general information including ticket pricing etc.  Check out our FAQ's & Tulip 101 to prepare for your visit.   Pre-purchased tickets are required for Saturday-Sunday and highly recommended Tuesday-Friday. We expect to sell out even during the week and hate to turn folks away.


Update 4/25/17 3pm: Want the whole field for yourself? We are still open and there is nobody! it is still raining, but luckily the wind held off.

Update 4/25/17: Weather Alert from 11am-2pm! We are expecting high winds and may need to close between 11am and 2 pm due to safety concerns for our visitors and staff. If you have tickets for today we suggest coming later in the day or use them on another week day.Check back for updates.

Our show garden in the early field starts to bloom very nicely. This is the last week that our smaller "early blooming field" is open, but we start to get some color on our later blooming field, which will open sometime next week!!!

Update 4/23/17: We are closed Monday April 24th, tickets for next weekend are already sold out. The field is looking good, it looks like quite a bit of rain Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday it will be wonderful weather again!

4/23/2017

4/23/2017

 

Update 4/21/17 10:00pm: Tickets for this Saturday & Sunday are sold out!

Photo credit www.maaikebernstromphotography.com

Photo credit www.maaikebernstromphotography.com

 

Update 4/21/17: Tickets for Saturday April 22nd are sold out! There are still some tickets left for Sunday - the weather looks good - it's going to be beautiful!!!

Update 4/19/17: We are opening Thursday April 20th! The tulips look gorgeous!!

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Update 4/17/17: We start to get color on our field! We still have not decided when we open, but definitely will be opening by this weekend. Newsletter subscribers most likely receive our opening day announcement tonight!

 

 

Update 4/13/17: Today we picked the first tulip! This means we open very soon! We hopefully know an exact opening date by this weekend!

Update 4/10/17

Update 4/04/17:  Tulips are starting to grow and first buds appear...

 

Update 3/31/17:  Happy Friday everyone! Here's a tulip update live from the farm yesterday.

 

Update 3/21/17: Row cover is up! That should speed things up :)

Update 3/20/17: Waiting for the snow to melt so we can put the row cover on  and speed up bloom time. 

Waiting for the snow to melt so we can put the row cover on  and speed up bloom time. 

Waiting for the snow to melt so we can put the row cover on  and speed up bloom time. 

Update 3/16/17 It is looking like we might not make our estimated opening date of April 7th. It is a very cold March month so far!

Update 3/02/17 I started with putting up "low tunnels". These little greenhouse systems will make our flowers bloom 2-3 weeks early!

Update 3/01/17 First sign up spring is here - the first variety of crocus is blooming!

Photo Credit Jake Simmons

Photo Credit Jake Simmons

Update 2/24/17 The first tulips are waking up!

Update 1/10/17:We will reopen sometime in April 2017. Check back late February for updates and don't forget to sign up for our newsletter. We will send you updates and subscribers will be able to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public! 

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Below some examples of exotic tulips we grow!

Update: 5/8/16 Keriann with my parents from Holland.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Show Garden 5/8/2016 Keriann with Jeroen's Parents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Show Garden 5/8/2016 Keriann with Jeroen's Parents

5/2/16. We are open rain or shine....

4/30/2016 Our first busy weekend in 2016

People picking tulips Saturday April 30th

People picking tulips Saturday April 30th

4/23/2016: This is how our field looked like just before we opened in 2016

4-05-2016 Our first growing season in New England..... we lost about 10% of our flowers

Tulips in snow

11-03-15 Beautiful evening at Historic Snake Den Farm

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10-27-15 Rows and rows of tulips! It is a beautiful day to plant tulips, nice fall color on the background! #u-pick #tulips #SnakeDenStatePark

Planting our U-pick tulip field

Planting our U-pick tulip field

10-25-2015 We are planting our first bulbs for our U-pick field! Keriann learned how to drive the tractor today. Awesome feeling to plant tulips bulbs with my wife here in Rhode Island today! #BloomingHusbandWifeTeam #WickedTulips2016

10-22-2015 Tilling the soil!

10-13-2015 Our tractor and planting machine from Holland arrived! In the past we have planted up to 60,000 bulbs by hand. This year a dream is coming through, we were able to plant a real DUTCH planting machine! It can plant all our bulbs in one day! By hand it would take almost 2 months....

Tulip bulb planter from Holland arrived! #happytulipman

Tulip bulb planter from Holland arrived! #happytulipman

10-6-2015 Our bulbs arrived from Holland! We imported over 300,000 bulbs from Holland - Most are Tulips but we also have Daffodils, Hyacinths, Muscari, Iris and Crocus.

Quality bulbs from Holland - this is planting stock for our US grown bulbs available Fall 2016!

Quality bulbs from Holland - this is planting stock for our US grown bulbs available Fall 2016!

09-14-2015 We signed our 5 acre land lease with NRICD and officially became tulip farmers at the historic Snake Den Farm property. Can you imagine the picture below with a field of blooming tulips!?! #U-pick #WickedTulips2016

Historic Snake Den Farm in Johnston, Rhode Island

Historic Snake Den Farm in Johnston, Rhode Island