Garden monthly: May

  Dear garden aficionado, An inspiring idea for choosing plants, shrubs and trees that are suitable for you might just be a look over the fence: what is doing well in your neighbours’ garden? In case there is not much to look at/to admire there, 27 gardens in Burgundy have joined/are now members of ‘Jardins […]

Create a ‘hot border’ with dahlias and perennials!!!

The weekend of April 28th and 29th the doors of our workshop will be open from 9am until 6pm. We have dahlias and perennials in stock. Dahlias and perennials for creating a ‘hot border’ and more. Perennials pot size 9 cm € 3,50 each and pot size 11 cm € 4,50 each. Dahlias from 3,50 euro […]

Garden jobs in April

Garden jobs in April Lots to do in the garden. Mulching, pruning roses and of course weeding. The ‘Dandelion Digger’ of world-famous Dutch firm Sneeboer (hand forged, of indestructible steel) pops out your dandelions and other uninvited guests easily. As long as stocks last! Inox dandelion digger from Sneeboer € 23,50 To do: Weed borders […]

« La plantation de matrice » ou « matrix planting » est la nouvelle tendance en jardinage !

Un nouveau printemps, un nouveau parterre de plantes vivaces ! « La plantation de matrice » ou « matrix planting » est la nouvelle tendance en jardinage. Un parterre traditionnel se compose de grands groupes de plantes vivaces. Habituellement, environ 20 variétés différentes fleurissent tout au long de l’année. Pour une plantation de matrice, environ six plantes de base […]

Garden jobs in March

This month there is a lot to do in the garden. If you haven’t cut back your perennials yet now it is the time to do so. Spread the clippings over your border (mulching) or throw them on the compost heap. Weeding borders: now you can see where weeds have settled. The dandelion digger of […]

To do in your garden in February (provided it’s not freezing)

At the end of this month and at the beginning of next month cutting back just above the ground all the perennials and spread the plant clippings over your border (mulching). Be careful with the flower bulbs just showing their noses above soil! Furthermore: Winter pruning of apple- and pear trees, fruit shrubs and Wisteria. […]

Perennials for your (half) shady border

In our Burgundian forests you’ll find among others Helleborus (Christmas rose), Vinca minor (Lesser Periwinkle), Lamium (Deadnettle), Aquilegia (Columbine), Anemone nemorosa (Wood Anemone), Arum (Lords and Ladies), Geranium (Cranesbill) and Polygonatum (Solomon’s Seal). Take note of the plants that thrive locally and use them in your border! The plants above are examples. Are you looking […]

Perennials for a border in full sun in well-drained soil

With the garden hibernating, January is the time for planning. Which hardy plants for your sunny border are suitable for Burgundy’s climate? Which plants will thrive in Burgundy’s clay soil? Winters can be very cold here (-17C is no exception). To make things worse often there is little or no rainfall in July and August. […]

Perennnial and Dahlia market April 15th, 16th and 17th (Easter)

We’ll organize our perennial and dahlia market on April 15th, 16h and 17th (Easter). We mainly deliver ordered plants and our stock of perennials will be limited. Be kind enough to order your plants and dahlias before March 27th. All the plants mentioned in the blog above cost € 3,50 per plant.

To do in your garden in January (provided it’s not freezing)

Though winter is a good time for making new plans for the garden, there are still things to do in your garden. Pruning (if you need information and/or assistance please contact us) Fruit trees: apple and pear trees (don’t prune trees of the ‘Prunus’ family like plum and cherry trees, they have to be pruned […]