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28. Juli 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

Watering wisely

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

I just spent some weeks in the Veneto, the area north of Venice, the hills packed against the Dolomites where the Prosecco comes from. I love this region as it is always green and lush. The reason for this being … Weiterlesen

28. Juli 2018 von Isabelle Van Groeningen

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

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