Trick when buying flowers: How to easily recognize fresh tulips. Some cut flowers drop their heads faster than expected.

You can often find out whether the tulips will last longer in the vase at home or not by doing a test when shopping. If it squeaks quietly when you gently rub the leaves and stems together, the tulip is freshly harvested. The producer association Tulip Promotion Netherlands pointed this out, according to a report by the German Press Agency (dpa) You can find even more exciting garden topics in the regular newsletter from our partner 24garten.