The End of Winter

Winter has been too long and cold this year but I think that most of outdoor & indoor plants survived it. I´m glad that the hellebores have been blossoming since december and don´t seem to want to stop. Now, the hortensia bush is slowly opening its leaves and some wild flower seedling I sew 2 weeks ago are emerging on the balcony. I also finished reorganizing and oiling vertical pallet flowerbed and repot some indoor plants. … More The End of Winter

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Wildlife garden on the balcony

It is not difficult to create a natural garden on the balcony, even for beginners. First aspects to consider are the temperature and light conditions. You might see the sun only for a half day on the balcony, like I do or perhaps it´s constantly shady there. The trick is to find suitable, preferably native plants or seeds. If the balcony is on the sunny side it might mean that the concrete walls warm up and hold the heat for a while meaning that the growing season can start earlier and last slightly longer. … More Wildlife garden on the balcony