Monthly Archives: July 2015

late July garden update

The last garden update has been over a month ago and due to the sunshine and the high temperatures the garden almost exploded while I was on holiday. Karsten was doing his best watering the plants and weeding the paths … Continue reading

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playground reloaded

Although the weather has finally cooled down a bit which almost feels like being reborn again (haha, I am starting birth metaphors), I don’t seem to find the time to write proper blog posts. There are many things to write … Continue reading

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hanging on

It’s early in the morning. Our flat is hot. The bedroom is hot. I feel hot. I mean, really hot. Not in the sexy sense of hot, but in the heat wave-14-kilos-too-much-weight-and-hormon-samba kind of hot. I try to roll from … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number six: company

During our last days at my parent’s garden, the little one and I enjoyed the company of my sister and her family. While I enjoyed the time to catch up a little bit, the little one was delighted to observe … Continue reading

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heat exhaustion

If your husband stands next to your neighbour’s garden and you think he is joking when he tells you that he sets fire to it in order to burn the weeds which have been happily blooming and seeding away this … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number five: the garden

After almost two weeks at the Baltic Sea, the little one and I went to my parent’s place and spent some wonderfully relaxing days at our very own summer resort. Our normal rhythm each day: waking up, then reading books … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number four: the BEACH!

One of the big advantages of Northern Germany is definitely…the beach! Or the seaside, in general. Depending what you are looking for. I love the seaside. And I miss the seaside whenever I am not there. Stormy autumn weather? Perfect … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number three: picking strawberries

One day before we left Zurich I cleared our first strawberry bed as the season was more or less over. At the Baltic Sea, the season had just started. So? Trip to the nearest organic strawberry field. Result? More than … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number two: Open-Air-Museum

During our first year, Karsten and I had a discussion about which part in Germany is most suitable for a holiday. Being from the Black Forest, Karsten of course said Southern Germany. Being from the Baltic Sea, I of course … Continue reading

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Heavy garden traffic

While the rest of my family is on vacation, I am at home, working the weekends! At least it gives me the possibility, to really convey the beauty of having a garden – and if you do have one already, … Continue reading

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