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Kniva Trädgård / Kniva Garden

When opportunity, a pinch of luck, a slumbering dream and two green souls meet, something like the Kniva Garden can emerge. 2½ years ago, when Andreas and André were in the process of moving from Stockholm, there was a pull from the area around Falun where André comes from. You…

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Gardens

Borde Hill Garden

A sunny day in May a few years ago I visited Borde Hill Garden in Sussex, England. A cosy garden with charming greenhouses, beautiful buildings, grand views and hidden corners. Borden Hill Garden also has one of the world’s most extensive private collections of bushes and trees. The main building…

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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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Places

Colours of Bali

Bali is truly colourful in many ways. Sacrificial flowers, incense and fragrances. Crowds and lively food markets. Crafts and chickens on the streets. Sun, warmth and pouring rain. Good food and beautiful sunsets.   I save all the impressions and bring them home. I like.

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Gardens

Beijing Botanical garden

truly look forward to our vacation in just over a week’s time. There will be both jungle and beach. And a visit to the nearby Botanical garden. That is a must. If there is a botanical garden nearby when we are travelling I always need to visit it. I don’t…

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Places

Gränsfors pottery factory

A visit to Gränsfors pottery factory is like going to pottery heaven or paradise for pottery nerds. I am very lucky to live only 45 minutes away from this magnificent enterprise. It was in the early 1900’s that the pottery production was established and it now lives on through Nicklas…

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Fairs & Exhibitions

Chelsea Flower Show

It really is an experience to visit the Chelsea flower show. This cultural institution and spectacle truly holds an abundance of inspiration. Of course the gardens are contrived, just like they are at fairs. But, some still succeed in making them feel real and not taken out of a catalog….

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Nurseries & Garden Centers

Petersham Nurseries

In Richmond, south west of London lies a pearl. Petersham Nurseries. I had heard a lot about this place. A few years ago, in connection to the Chelsea flower show, we rented a car and headed out on a roadtrip. The first stop was the Petersham Nursery. You can get…

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