Tag Archives: Garden

Open for discussion

To know what will happen to ecosystems in a changing world, we need to know the fate of the nutrients within them, like carbon and nitrogen. To know the fate of these nutrients, we need to know how they are distributed and … Continue reading

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Showing off

Some plants put in an awful lot of effort to look good, a case beautifully illustrated by this blue passion flower. There is a tremendous amount of energy needed to make flowers, even if there is no need for them to look … Continue reading

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Raging storm

On thursday evening, a massive cold front rolled over Belgium, accompanied by dark and dangerous clouds and severe thunderstorms. Of course I was worried about my greenhouse, although we had attached it as good as we could. But it had been having … Continue reading

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There we go!

This week, I officially launched the new fieldwork season outside the office by installing my plots on the experimental field site at the university. Two days of digging holes, putting labels and seeding a mind-blowing amount of 15.000 seeds, resulted … Continue reading

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Like a phoenix

You might remember the obscure pictures of the old abandoned greenhouse we found in the forest at the university (from this post). We had two highly efficient days of cleaning, destroying, throwing out and removing the old stuff that was … Continue reading

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Flen

Tomorrow morning I will be on a plane again. A short trip this time, 3 days up and down to the south of Sweden, where we have a meeting with the MIREN-network (all our colleagues from all over the world who … Continue reading

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