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

09. Juni 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Foliage contrast for shade

Kategorien: English Blog, Jahreszeiten, Pflanzen, Sommer, Übers Gärtnern | Schlagwörter: , , , , |

I so love my little garden, my precious green patch. Right now more than ever as it is such a precious lush jungle. A welcome green lung that seems to help protect us from the heat and dust that hangs … Weiterlesen

09. Juni 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. April 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Poorly drained Soils

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

Last night’s book launch of Gabriella Pape’s new book Gebrauchsanweisung fürs Gärtnern was an idyllic event: over 70 people were sitting on the lawn under our beautiful Weymouth pine bathed in glorious evening sunlight by 22° C. One of the … Weiterlesen

21. April 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

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

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