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Curating an English Garden in southern Japan

Curating an English Garden in southern Japan In February 2016 I moved to Japan and started my current employment as the head gardener of The Tsuzuki Gakuen English Garden. Among all the fresh challenges that a new life in Japan includes (figuring out the food labels,...

Interpretation panel at the National Botanic Gardens of Wales

Interpretation panel at the National Botanic Gardens of Wales In the winter of 2012/13 the Botanic Gardens of Wales launched the ambitious, on-going project “Conserving Welsh Plants”, with the aim to display the flora of four different Welsh National...

Project of a coastal garden in Sabaudia (Rome)

Project for a coastal garden in Sabaudia (Rome) In the summer of 2011 I worked for a landscape company in Rome. In my spare time I travelled the region, immersing myself in its warm, subtropical colours and gardens. I used to sojourn to the seaside town of Sabaudia,...

Timeo taxos et dona ferentes. A humorous paper on yews

Timeo taxos et dona ferentes. A humorous paper on yews The writing of this short, playful essay began almost in jest when my dad asked me some suggestion on how to thicken his yew hedges. I started aimlessly browsing my bookshelves, looking for inspiration and ideas....

Walking through lepitode rhododendrons

Walking through lepidote rhododendrons The first draft of this article was jotted down during a weather-helped walk around throughout Wespelaar Arboretum in October 2014. It was my last day of a fortnight work experience at the well-known Belgian arboretum, which...
Giulio Veronese