Category Archive: Garden

A week with all kind of weather! Gothenburg, Sweden

Started the week with a couple of days that felt like spring! The ducks had a good bath in the sun. Slätta damm, Hisingsparken.   Wednesday we had thunder and hail! Thursday arrived… Continue reading

Outdoor fall decorations.

At my walks in our neighborhood I always try to keep my eyes open for beautiful things I can use for decorations! There are plenty of stuff close by in the stores but,… Continue reading

Outdoor fall decorations.

After a week with frost nights my summer flowers were not very nice anymore. I went to the garden center and bought some plants. The chestnuts I picked in the neighborhood for free.… Continue reading

The Botanical garden, Gothenburg, Sweden

We have an amazing botanical garden in Gothenburg! All kind of plants… All with a sign. A Rock garden. Bordering to the garden is Änggårdsbergen, a big recreational area, partly natural and big… Continue reading

Rosenborg castle and more from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Strolled in the park around the castle. The rose garden. I prefer theese orange roses in front of the castle. I must say I was not that impressed with the rose garden! We… Continue reading

Love our brazilian hammocks!

When we lived in US we had the perfect porch for our hammocks. There is nothing more relaxing than a good book in the hammock! In Sweden we call these “hängmattor”  translated  hanging… Continue reading

Rosenlund, rose garden, Jönköping, Sweden.

  Perfect day at the perfect time of the year to visit the rose garden!   Helenae hybrida, Honey rose.   This is my favorite. Nuits de young, Centifolia, Muscosa.      

Happy Midsummer celebrations! (Sweden closed for the weekend)

When the nature is at its best and the sun do not go down we celebrate Midsummer! The cities in Sweden are deserted! We all eat a very traditional summer lunch. Maybe dance… Continue reading

Harvesting chives for winter.

Last spring my neighbor put some seeds in the earth. They grove like nothing I have seen! She shared some plants with me last fall. The first thing that starts to grow in… Continue reading

Blue Tits, (Blåmesar) in our bird houses.

Put up a couple of bird houses on our garden shed…. Our neighbor feeds the birds. The next morning we had new neighbors in both houses! There is a severe housing shortage in… Continue reading

Spring flowers!

Nothing says spring in Sweden like the first wild flowers! Anemone nemorosa (Vitsippa) Coltsfoot (Tussilago) Strong little one! In the gardens there are flowers of all kinds popping up as soon as the… Continue reading

Pansies! (Outdoor)

This weekend I planted some pansies! I normally do this before easter, but this year was an early easter and a very cold spring….and we were not at home. I have heard you… Continue reading

The Botanical garden and Änggårdsbergen, Gothenburg, Sweden

Had a nice  fall walk with a good friend in the Botanical Garden The Rock garden. View Linnestaden. View Slottskogen. View Eriksberg. View Rudalen. View Frölunda and Rudalen. Plastic!?! or what?