Colour photograph of the former bulb fields at Ruaig.

The former bulbs fields at Ruaig.


Object Details

Other Number: W69

Remnant of bulb fields at Ruaig

In the 1950s, bulb-growing became an agricultural industry in the Hebrides. There were several bulb farms around Tiree exporting varieties of tulips and daffodils. Unfortunately, Tiree`s weather was not ideal and growers could not compete with the Dutch bulb industry. The Hebridean industry folded in the 1960s.

Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – W
Current Location: normal location

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