Category Archives for Spring

02. March 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Birds in your garden – how to ensure a healthy bird population

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– auf Deutsch lesen – Watching the wildlife in the garden, it is clear spring is approaching. Squirrels are chasing each other, birds are courting. They are inspecting birdboxes in their search for a suitable home, some are already building … Continue reading

02. March 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. February 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Containerplanting for balconies, terraces and roofgardens

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– auf Deutsch lesen – As spring approaches, it is not only beds and borders that need our attention, the same goes for containers on terraces, roofgardens and balconies. On the one hand I enjoy the flexibility of plants in … Continue reading

21. February 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

31. January 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

In case you want to escape into the garden

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– auf Deutsch lesen — Despite the cold, unpleasant weather, the first hopeful signs start appearing around us. I have seen (and smelled!) my first Hamamelis flowers and the first snowdrops are spreading their cheerful little wings. They provide great … Continue reading

31. January 2021 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

12. September 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Wonderfully scented Hyacinths

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– auf Deutsch lesen – Scent in the garden is one of life’s great pleasures. Often it catches you completely by surprise. Walking through a garden you suddenly stop and start sniffing about, as your nose has hit a cloud … Continue reading

12. September 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

06. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Roses particularly attractive for Bees

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– Die deutsche Version lesen – Last week I promised you more about roses. There are over 150 different species roses occurring in the wild, and over the past 400 years or more, more than 30.000 hybrids have been raised. … Continue reading

06. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

31. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

The Queen has arrived: the rose season has started

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– Zur deutschen Version – Having taken a strong dislike to roses very early on in life, it took many years before I accepted them back. I still don’t think they make a great contribution to the garden as a … Continue reading

31. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

24. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Chelsea Chop and the Flowershow

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– Auf Deutsch lesen – This week I would have been in London for the annual Chelsea Flower Show, but as with all large events worldwide, this too was cancelled. It has long been the main event in the gardening … Continue reading

24. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

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