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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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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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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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