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For our English readers Isabelle van Groeningen is writing an English language blog post every month

08. April 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Primulas

Kategorien: English Blog, Frühling, Pflanzen | Schlagwörter: , , , |

It is hard to believe, but it really does seem to be true: after the weeks of turbulent weather with snowfall, frosts and unpleasantly cold winds, we finally seem to have turned a corner. Almost overnight we have switched the … Weiterlesen

08. April 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

03. März 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Tresco Abbey Garden – Scilly Isles

Kategorien: English Blog, Gärten, Neuigkeiten, Winter | Schlagwörter: , , |

It is not the first time we have escaped the long, cold Berlin winters to visit Cornwall in late February, early March. We’ve had a whole week of mildest sunny weather, with lunch-time temperatures of 18-20°C enabling us to have … Weiterlesen

03. März 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

13. Januar 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Kickstarting the new year with Hamamelis!

Kategorien: English Blog, Jahreszeiten, Pflanzen, Winter | Schlagwörter: , |

Bringing hope during the darkest time of year I was lucky: I had the great fortune of growing up with Hamamelis also known as Witchhazels: Big characterful shrubs that would fill the winter air with their incredible perfume. My father … Weiterlesen

13. Januar 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

02. Dezember 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Flowering presents: Hippeastrum 

Kategorien: English Blog, Pflanzen, Winter | Schlagwörter: , , |

At this time of year, they appear everywhere in floral decorations and on people’s windowsills:  Amaryllis, or more correctly named Hippeastrum, or as we affectionately call them here at the Garden Academy Hippies. They originate from South and Central America … Weiterlesen

02. Dezember 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

04. November 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Wrapping up the garden for winter

Kategorien: English Blog, Jahreszeiten, Neuigkeiten, Winter |

As cold, damp November weather creeps into our lives, the Garden Academy enters one of its busiest phases of the year. Inside the preparations for the big annual advents’ display are well under way,

04. November 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

14. Oktober 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

The Isle of Mainau: a gardening paradise

Kategorien: English Blog, Neuigkeiten | Schlagwörter: , , , |

At the opposite end of the country from Berlin lies Lake Constance at the point where Germany, Switzerland and Austria meet up. With a surface of 473 square kilometers, it is the third largest lake in Central Europe and crossed … Weiterlesen

14. Oktober 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

23. September 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

The queen of spring bulbs: the tulip

Kategorien: English Blog, Neuigkeiten |

I did not really discover the joy of tulips till I came to Berlin 10 years ago. My attempts at planting them in my Cotswold garden ended in failure. All tulips disappeared almost as fast as we planted,

23. September 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

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