Landgarten von Jutta und Michael Bongers am Niederrhein

News from the garden

In mid-July, the main growth in the garden is over. The first flowers of many perennials and roses have faded and it is high time to cut back the growing plants.

These are primarily catnip, cranesbill and lady’s mantle, so we can hope for a rebloom in August and September.

The long drought in June and July affected the garden a little less than last year. All the trees and shrubs are doing well and the prairie part in particular is looking great.

We are currently seeing an almost unbelievable abundance and variety of insects such as butterflies, bumblebees and bees.