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. […]
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.
Chers clients, Mercredi 4 mai, la veille de l’Ascension, aura lieu à 17h00 l’inauguration du ‘Festival international des Jardins’ au Domaine Chaumont-sur-Loire. En plus de notre jardin ‘Rooftop Power Plant’ (consultez www.facebook.fr/rooftoppowerplant) il y a 26 autres jardins à visiter. Les participants viennent d’Angleterre, de Russe, de Suisse, des États Unis, de Belgique, du Canada, d’Italie, de […]
This is the season to plant shrubs and trees. In the autumn the soil is still warm and it is humid. As with perennials it is important to plant trees and shrubs that are suitable for the soil. In this article I’m focussing on fruit trees. Rootstocks All fruit trees are grafted on a rootstock. […]
In the booklet Companion Plants and how to use them from Helen Philbrick & Richard B. Gregg 1966 I read: Rabbits don’t penetrate through a plantation of onions. Every member of the onion family, even the ornamental Alliums, protects the garden against rabbits when they are planted like an edging around a border. This simple […]
In January I wrote and listed perennials suitable for a dry sunny border and in February about plants for a dry shady border. This month we are concentrating on how to design a border arrangement with plants that thrive in a heavy clay limestone soil and able to handle Burgundy’s hot summers and icy winters. […]
Last month I wrote about drought resistant plants for a dry and sunny border. Plants that thrive in (chalky) clay soils and can handle hot summers and icy winters. This month a list of suggestions for a dry and shady border. Plants of the Burgundy forests In the garden of my Burgundy house I have […]
Let’s design a new sunny border to brighten up these dark winter days! Which plants will thrive in Burgundy’s clay soil? Winters can be very cold here (-17 Co is no exception). To make things worse there was no rainfall in July and August. For most plants those are stressful conditions. And who has time for careful maintenance […]
L’Yonne Republicaine 19 November 2013. An article by Isabelle Gautier.
Danielle wrote me : J’ai pris en photo votre bouquet tel que je l’ai ramené de chez vous, puis ensuite, j’ai rajouté des dalhias de mon jardin, pour faire un bouquet encore plus beau ; à côté, il y a un tout petit bouquet fait avec des petits dalhias de mon jardin qui ont des […]