Japanese Garden Clingendael, Green Oasis in The Hague
The Japanese Garden is located at estate Clingendael, between The Hague and Wassenaar in The Netherlands. The garden dates back to around 1910. With a surface area of 6800 m2 it is the largest, one of the oldest and best preserved Japanese gardens in The Netherlands. In 8 weeks time, the garden attracts about 10,000 visitors. From an international point of view, the garden is unique and famous.
The Vondelpark, just outside the canals in the hart of Amsterdam, dates from 1865 and covers 470,000 m2 of nature. The Vondelpark is a popular spot because of the silence, peace and nature. Young and old spend their free time there. The monument attracts as many as 10 million visitors each year. The authentic character of the Vondelpark and the charming atmosphere have been largely preserved through the centuries.Read More
Curiosity: Mangrove Tree grafted on Multiple Rootstocks
Grafting trees are not so rare, but this tree from a distance, a first glance immediately evokes questions: a fruit tree without a trunk ?! A West European mangrove tree? The curious tree invites you to take a closer look …
A berceau, or arbour, is a overgrown garden path. On either side of the walkway trees or bushes are planted, which are connected to one another above the path. A berceau can be overgrown with evergreens and / or flowering plants of many varieties. Espaliered trees are also possible. Read More
The holidays in December invite everyone to experiment in the kitchen. Perhaps the right time to try Jerusalem artichoke. Top restaurants have rediscovered this forgotten vegetable, replacing the potato, and praise the nutty flavour.