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Mona’s Ulriksdal

With a sensitive eye for flowers, its colors, and shapes and how together they can be sheer, rustic, pompous, luxury and colorful symphonies. With as a strong sense of how things harmonies with each other and a long experience of creating inspiring environments, her creations are mouthwatering for most. There…

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Maria’s design

An eye for good taste. Calm, harmonious and simple. Thought through, long term and contemporary. Yes, that’s kind of how I would like to describe Maria Dremo Sundström’s, or ‘Maria på Almbackens’’ style when it comes to do with gardens. Maria and I have been blogging friends for many years,…

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Inspiration spring gardens

So, this book… 375 pages full to the brim with the most beautiful spring, by Claus Dalby. I can’t recall how many times I have returned to it for inspiration. Besides a look into to Claus’ own delightful spring garden he has also visited a big number of other amazing…

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Gardens, Gardens & Places, Persons

Sanda Cottage

To visit Sanda cottage, or Veronica and Stefans garden outside Stockholm, is like stepping into a different world. A world where passion and eagerness to create their own paradise on earth is the fuel that drives them to spend a big part of their free time in the garden.The fact…

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Book tip about Dahlias

A new edition of Elisabeth Svalin Gunnarson’s book about Dahlias, from 2010 has just been released. Here you can read about everything from the interesting history of the Dahlias, the varieties and botany to cultivation advice, pests and diseases. The Dahlias have finally become popular and appreciated again after being…

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Minna’s Flowers

The most beautiful wreaths, generous table decorations, delightful bouquets and flower creations in every possible shape. The creativity and feel for greenery is flowing in Minnas Blomsterverkstad. What started as an interest ten years ago has to date resulted in several books, a heap of reportage, lectures, courses, exhibitions and…

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John Taylor – Mitt trädgårdsår (My year in the garden)

I like this book in many ways. It has a kind of plump colourfulness with amazing illustrations, well structured, fun, easy and enjoyable to read. John Taylor, who is the gardener at the Castle garden in Malmö shares his knowledge and and his year in the garden. Tips and advice…

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Curious about Gertrude Jekyll

I am reading a book by Gertrude Jekyll. Such a fascinating read. Entertaining. Recognisable and still relevant. Want to read all of her books. It is easy to understand why she was and still is one of the most influential English gardening personalities. During her time she created gardens in…

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Favourite reading regarding bulbs & tubers

A recurring favourite read, both spring and autumn is ‘Lökar och Knölar’ written by Marie & Björn Hansson and also ‘Stora Tulpanboken’ by Susanne Rosén. I highly recommend these two books for anyone who has an interest in learning about bulbs and tubers. Both books contain a general section and…

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