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27. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Night frost

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The spring weather is testing us. The sunny days with glorious blue skies are uplifting our spirits, but they are followed by cold, frosty nights. We seem to be experiencing more night frost in Berlin than we have had all … Continue reading

27. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Making compost

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Zur deutschen Version – I wish you a happy spring! As I write this, spring has officially started. A season of hope and new life. Noticeably longer days (only one more week before the clocks change!), and noticeably louder birds. … Continue reading

21. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

15. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

About cutting back and the reassuring pendulum of nature     

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Zum deutschen Text – Every time I walk out of the door my heart fills with delight. With each tour through the garden I discover something else that is just coming back to life. Many are like old friends, plants I have … Continue reading

15. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

08. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Dividing Snowdrops in the green

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Read the German text –  The calendar says spring has started this week, and the weather seems to have been listening. Even though the nights are still quite cold, with the thermometer sinking dangerously close to night frosts, the new … Continue reading

08. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

01. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Spring has arrived despite the arrival of Winter

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  – Zum deutschen Text –  You notice every change in weather: every ray of sunshine that presents itself, the patter of rain, the drumming of hail. Even when in summer the thermometer rises to over 40 degrees C. the … Continue reading

01. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

23. February 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

It can only get worse

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 – Zum deutschen Text –  This week’s courses by Stephen Anderton on the subject of rejuvenating gardens has given me (more) food for thought. It is a subject that has interested me for a long time as we seem to be … Continue reading

23. February 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

16. February 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

New perspectives after the storms

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– Zum deutschen Text – We have all seen images of devastation caused by the storms that ravaged across Europe these past few days. Trees toppled over, flooded towns and swollen rivers, houses damaged. Every storm that blows our way, … Continue reading

16. February 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

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