Landgarten von Jutta und Michael Bongers am Niederrhein

summer break

Currently it’s the time of Eryngium, Persicaria and Monarda in our perennial borders. Fantastic prairie garden plants that get along wonderfully with the drought. In addition, bee magnets and offer a very wide color palette.

In mid-July, we now grant the garden – and us – a summer break until mid-August.

The hedges are already drifting through again and the cutted perennials have already made plenty of growth again. Today’s rain does the rest to help the nature a little…..


In the middle of August we are looking forward to the second flowering of catnip, cranesbill and roses. These are joined by Helenium, Vernonia, Persicaria, Phlox, ….