Actually, Tulips have finished blooming in San Francisco (let's face it - we have a bizarre and strange climate). Tulips haven't really begun blooming in The Netherlands, but they are going great guns up in Mt. Vernon, Washington, and Jeff and I were fortunate to see the display last weekend. It was dazzling - acres upon acres of blooming tulips. Photos don't do the display justice, but if you do an image search on Google for Mt. Vernon Tulips, you'll get a good idea of what this display looks like. Easier to get to than Holland, but every bit as beautiful!