Category Archives for News

28. September 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Naturalising Bulbs

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– auf Deutsch lesen – This week saw the start of autumn: the halfway point to the shortest day of the year. The summer weather has really held until this point, but the forecast for the weekend shows it is … Continue reading

28. September 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

29. August 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

The bulb season is starting again, this year also on-line!

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– Auf Deutsch lesen – As the last tulips faded and the alliums put on their bouncing display in the borders, Thea and I sit down to prepare the next autumn bulb order. Each year it is an exciting but … Continue reading

29. August 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. August 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Ceratotheca triloba: The South African Foxglove

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– auf Deutsch lesen – I am always on the look-out for interesting new plants. They do not have to be new In cultivation, but new to me. Luckily there is always something new to discover: the plant kingdom is … Continue reading

21. August 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

03. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Green is the colour of spring

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Zur deutschen Version – The awakening of nature has always brought great joy to my life. Even though I have come to love autumn with its glorious colours, it is this time of year that excites me most. The first … Continue reading

03. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

10. April 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Narcissus

Categories: english, News, Seasons, Spring | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

zur deutschen Version – Easter is as much symbolised by bunnies, chicks and eggs, as it is by daffodils. Their cheerful yellow trumpets herald the arrival of spring. Although they are not the first spring bulb to flower by far, … Continue reading

10. April 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

03. November 2019 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Protect garden and plants from frost

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(Deutsche Version) Clear skies have finally caused the night-time temperatures to drop below zero. This means the end for some plants that do not tolerate frost, it also meant stunning mornings with plants glistening in the crisp early morning light … Continue reading

03. November 2019 by Isabelle Van Groeningen