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

23. September 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

The queen of spring bulbs: the tulip

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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

26. August 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Changing seasons and Box Tree Moth

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Another note about the dreaded Box Tree Moth Last week’s (German) blog seems to have hit the spot: it was read by thousands. Just where I had announced that luckily, we did not have any box tree moth at the … Weiterlesen

26. August 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

05. Juli 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Changing our herbaceous border

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Precisely one month before the opening of the Garden Academy in May 2008, we planted the big herbaceous borders. I chose a cool colour scheme of blues, purples, whites and pinks, for the simple reason

05. Juli 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

28. Mai 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

A depressing Chelsea Flower Show

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This was my 31st Chelsea Flower Show visit. My first one was as a trainee in Wisley in 1984, when we were expected to help out in the general preparations during the days before the opening, as well as helping … Weiterlesen

28. Mai 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

06. Mai 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

The never-ending spring and its positive effect on bulbs

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Last weekend my hopes were raised that spring had finally sprung: it was sunny, the temperatures were at long last pleasant enough that one could sit outside. It did not last. No sooner was Tuesday there, and we were back … Weiterlesen

06. Mai 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

08. April 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Spring starts with its clouds of Cherries and Magnolias

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This is probably the very best week in the year for me, where I have been able to watch the landscape around me turn greener by the day. Seeing trees in the landscape with just a light brush of delicious … Weiterlesen

08. April 2017 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

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