Landgarten von Jutta und Michael Bongers am Niederrhein

Garden column: winterly prairie garden

 Our prairie order was largely created in July 2019 on the area of the former vegetable garden. The plants have developed wonderfully and inspire us all year round.

Incidentally, it is really the first part of the garden that we planned in detail – with shapes, structures and colors. Every garden is beautiful from April to June. The art lies in giving the garden a face outside of these times. We find this very successful in the prairie border. The aboveground plant parts are currently fascinating. Stalks of grass and seed pods hover over the morbid and perishing plants. Frosty pictures of the winter prairie garden in clear air create a wonderful artistic atmosphere.