Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Garden Month By Month – September

A month by month record of a small Dutch garden – my trial garden in Amsterdam February – Chaos March – Grabbing at straws April – Spring Tulips and more: May is green June – Pink puts in an appearance  … Continue reading

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Planting at Floriade 2012 – the final countdown

Floriade 2012 With only four weeks to go, planting at this year’s Floriade in the Netherlands has reached its climax and I had the opportunity to spend the afternoon last week with its senior planting designer, Sanne Horn, walking, looking at, … Continue reading

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The Oudolf Garden – Captivating Chaos

September is possibly the most exciting time to view a naturalistic planting scheme and where better than Piet and Anja Oudolf’s private garden in the Netherlands. In the space formerly occupied by the nursery a new office building is surrounded … Continue reading

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A Garden Month by Month – August

A month by month record of a small Dutch garden – my trial garden in Amsterdam February – Chaos March – Grabbing at straws April – Spring Tulips and more: May is green June – Pink puts in an appearance  … Continue reading

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