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29. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Dancing Aquilegias

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– auf Deutsch lesen – As you know, I am fond of opportunists. Plants that have made their home in my garden, and move about from year to year, finding a suitable space to grow and flourish. I love the … Continue reading

29. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

24. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Viburnums: a must-have shrub for every garden, for every season

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– auf Deutsch lesen – At long last spring is really on the way. This year it has been unusually slow to get going due to the low temperatures. The three days of warm weather have finally pushed the vegetation … Continue reading

24. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

13. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Herbaceous Paeonies

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– auf Deutsch lesen – One of the main symbols of early summer is the Peony (Paeonies). Since weeks I have been observing the attractive foliage as the plants slowly emerge in spring. The new shoots and leaves display many … Continue reading

13. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

09. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Iris

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– auf Deutsch lesen – Although the Narcissus are still flowering, and the tulip season is only just coming into full swing, I did spot the first bearded irises flowering already. They are not the first to flower though. The … Continue reading

09. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

02. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

What to do and look out for in the garden in May

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– auf Deutsch lesen – These weeks are my absolute favourite time of year. During this cold, slow spring. each plant group has its moment of glory, making way for the next as it fades. I always think of it … Continue reading

02. May 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

25. April 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Species tulips, attractive foliage and particularly elegant buds

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– auf Deutsch lesen – Ever since coming to Berlin, I have “discovered” tulips. Not that I did not know them before, but they certainly seem to do better here: they do not mind the cold winters, and the hot … Continue reading

25. April 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

18. April 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

A new greenhouse to grow annuals

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– auf Deutsch lesen – The area of high pressure Queen seems to have moved on at long last. The destructive night frosts these past days are finally over, and we can look forward to some spring-like temperatures at long … Continue reading

18. April 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

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