Monthly Archives: March 2011

One of the main reasons for visiting a garden fair is always the potential loot. Pictured here are two newly repotted geraniums, Pelargonium sidoides and P.’Minstrel Boy’. Both dark red. En av det viktigaste grejerna med trädgårdsmässor är ju givetvis bytet: här syns två nyplanterade småplantor av Pelargonium sidoides och en av två P. ’Minstrel Boy’. […]

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I’m going to switch things up today and write mostly in Swedish and summarize in English and Finnish, after all it’s about a trip to Stockholm. Jag besökte Nordiska trädgårdar på Stockholmsmässan i lördags med min mamma. Det var en trevlig färd, vi har ganska ofta varit på trädgårdsmässor tillsammans och det var ett tag […]

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Okay, the only book party I’ve ever been to, but it was for the best book in my gardening life. Two of my fellow graduates from gardening school, Stina Pyrrö (text) and Hanna Marttinen (pictures) have made a beautiful and resourceful book, “Puutarhan vihreä vuosi“,  together that was just recently published. They arranged a launch party […]

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The view from an office building in Varkaus. I was on a business trip to Varkaus, a city some 300 km northeast of Helsinki, earlier this week. It was a bit of a shock temperature wise, it has finally started to thaw a bit around here and I had left out my second layer of wool […]

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There are easy ways of sowing and there are complicated ways of sowing, there are of course also easy complicated ways of sowing 😉 I wrote a bit about raising woody plants from seed in Part 1 of my slightly beyond normal gardening endeavors. Uncomplicated seeds germinate in something close to room temperature or a bit […]

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