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    Friday, December 02, 2022

    Tulips in bloom at new farm in Preston

    Lucas Masella, 2, of Newington guides his parents, Lauren and Dan, through the fields Friday, May 7, 2021, at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Preston — Visitors have been popping in to pick, and photograph, some of the 300,000 blooms at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm.

    The farm opened May 5. Visitors can pick their own, or purchase prepicked bouquets. Tickets must be purchased in advance and include 10 blossoms.

    Owners Keriann and Jeroen Koeman also have a farm in Exeter, Rhode Island, and plan one in Jamestown in the future.

    Diane Wojcicki, center, of Southington takes a photo Friday, May 7, 2021, of her daughters, Emma, left, and Sophie, as her husband Andy, right, takes a photo as well, and her mother, Suzanne Perschy, looks on, among the 300,000 blooms at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. "I feel like it's mini-Holland," Diane said. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Visitors pick, and photograph, some of the 300,000 blooms Friday, May 7, 2021, at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Sherry Turner, left, and her daughter Kaitlyn, both of Gales Ferry, stop to take photos of the fields of 300,000 blossoms Friday, May 7, 2021, at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Rhonda Woloohojian of East Greenwich, R.I., gets in close to get a photo of a blossom Friday, May 7, 2021, at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. She said she's been to owners Keriann and Jeroen Koeman's other farm in Exeter farm and wanted to see how the new site looked. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Visitors to Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston pick, and photograph, some of the 300,000 blooms Friday, May 7, 2021. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Heather Nixon of Colchester and her son Ben, 7, keep count of their picked tulips Friday, May 7, 2021, at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Visitors pick, and photograph, some of the 300,000 blooms Friday, May 7, 2021, at Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in Preston. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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