I ordered tulip bulbs, not from Amsterdam, but the packaging did say they came from Holland (what will happen to tulips after Brexit?).
Today was The Tulip Planting Day
They have been sitting around for several weeks waiting for me to get 'a round tuit', something like this
Much beloved of a certain type of souvenir shop.
Procrastination was not only the thief of time in this case, but also of tulips; one had become noise-some and squishy and could not be saved.
It was decided that what was required was a dibber; so that was the first stage of the exercise, requiring various contents of the tool box.