Posted February 20, 2019 at 1:31 PM by Amanda Frentz
14,000 tulips have bloomed at Big Lake in New Orleans City Park. Planted in mid-January 2019, the flowers started blooming last week and are in full bloom now. The City Park Horticulture Department plants each bulb by hand with great care and it takes the team of six over 20 hours from start to finish.
New this year: We redesigned the ropes between the blooms and the public. Now you...
Posted January 13, 2017 at 9:14 AM by Amanda Frentz
They are coming back! We’re talking about the tulips at Big Lake, of course!
New Orleans City Park staff spent January 12th planting 1000s of tulips bulbs around Big Lake. Their hard work is appreciated by all as it will take about a month and a half for the bulbs to bloom and then we’ll have a massive colorful flower bed. What a way to welcome spring...
Posted March 4, 2015 at 12:08 PM by Amanda Frentz
This photo was taken by City Parker, Todd Norman. These tulips are at Big Lake - don't miss seeing them while they are in full bloom!
Remember when they were planted in mid-January? Check out the before picture by clicking here.
Posted January 16, 2015 at 11:44 AM by Amanda Frentz
Today, City Park staff, including Charlsie, Dillon, and Dan, planted 12,000 tulips on the bank of Big Lake.
Yep, you read that correctly - 12,000!
We’ll all be thanking them in a couple of months when a stretch of the path (near NOLA, between the lake and Lelong) is in FULL bloom. Soon you'll be able to walk the Zemurray Trail around Big Lake and it'...