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On Sara Bäckmo, immensely popular all-year-around kitchen garden-farmer from Småland. It started with a small experiment to make the family self-supportive with greens from their garden. After five books, podcast and a busy website she now runs a whole business with her own staff. But the center is still family-life and making the best of it.
9 pages on Danish flower artist Tage Andersen and his famous camelia-collection (one of the largest in Scandinavia) – on his mansion Gunillaberg. About his passion, the many varieties and different camellia ladies of time; from the 19th century French novel to Greta Garbo’s film interpretation and later.
Kitchen garden at its best: Gorgeous, well-kept, sustainable. Visiting artist Helle Christensen Hjort’s vegetable garden is like stepping into a painting. Here she tips on stunning combinations and shares her love for eatable beauty.
Two designers and their alotment; playful, unconventional and with great integrity. And of course absolutely fabulous!
An 8 pages about narcissus – a poetic being with over 25,000. Meet the passionate collector Cecilia Wingård and get to know the increadibly long history of narcissus. Shakespear for sure enjoyed them, as William Wordsworth did. A story in springtime to make you happy!
Inspirational piece about the man who built his own and very stylish 18 century-style orangery – form construction waste, dumpster-finding and alike. A man who discover possibilities in just about anything. Here he tells us how.
At plantsman Hannu Sarenström’s place and his in his famous grove in Västergötland – in the most bursting time of spring. Hannu refers to the colorful flowers as refreshing “tutti frutti” for the eyes after a long, grey winter. Here he shares what plats to use and how to create a really lush grove for springtime.
About the legacy of ever-current garden architect Ulla Molin. She passed away in 1997, but her deed and vital garderns lives on. This well-kept example is the Östberg-garden in Lund, a tiny townhouse garden, lovingly cared for during more than 30 years. Here you find all the typical plants and attributes of Ulla Molin.
Inspirational piece on how to successfully extend your villa with a green house. This one from the 1920s also regained its garden – and an a relaxing country house – feeling. A personal story but also with drawings and interview with the successful architect.