Tag Archives: Gardening

Go go go!

Only a week after the seeds went into the soil in my experiment at the university in Belgium, seedlings are already bravely facing the heat wave. Always awesome to see their little green faces pop up above the soil, especially … 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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Hidden in the woods

Underneath the cover of a dense forest canopy behind our office buildings on campus, there hides an old and forgotten greenhouse. In summer, it is almost invisible from the forest edge, as it is completely overgrown by a wild and dense … Continue reading

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A helping hand

This is a good moment for a little applause for the staff of my local garden shop. Time after time, they have been giving helpful advice with a smile on their face. And I assure you my questions are not the lightest, … Continue reading

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Out you go!

Little brave seedlings, surviving everything they have to go through! At least until now… Remember the seeds we planted earlier? They were growing so successfully and swift, I decided they were ready for action. They even survived transplantation in separate little pots, followed … Continue reading

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Sowing the seeds

There is a high-speed germination experiment going on in the basement. I will have a student doing a short master project on the survival capacity of gap colonisers this winter. He will keep a close eye on extreme winter temperatures … Continue reading

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