3 05, 2018

The beautiful garden of ‘S-Gravenwezel Castle

By | May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Drooling over the beautiful pictures of the garden of 'S-Gravenwezel Castle, that Axel Vervoordt recently posted on his Instagram page, reminded me of our annual visit to the castle. Images source Axel Vervoordt Instagram Page Although I shared with you before, [...]

25 04, 2018

Belgian landscape design by Ludo Dierckx

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Today I would like to introduce you to one of our most talented Belgian landscape designers, Ludo Dierckx Tuindesign. Ludo Dierckx founded his small landscaping company in 1978. Ever since it is one of the most sought-after companies in Belgium [...]

28 08, 2017

Perfect Outdoor Living

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

As I was browsing through the website of the Belgian interior design and life style magazine 'Wonen Landelijke Stijl', the reference and source for everything country-style related, I came across gorgeous pictures of an outbuilding, where the magazine stylists and [...]

31 07, 2017

Belgian Pearls Blog Anniversary

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , |26 Comments

July 31, 2009 I wrote my first post on Belgian Pearls. Today I am celebrating the 8th anniversary of my blog. It almost seems like yesterday that I was sitting in the garden trying to come up with that very [...]

21 05, 2016

Hello from our garden

By | May 21st, 2016|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |10 Comments

As I took some pictures in our garden this morning, I thought it was time to share some of them with you today. At this very moment the weather looks a lot better than it did this morning. Although it was [...]

21 07, 2015

Summer break

By | July 21st, 2015|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |11 Comments

  After a busy year, we all need to slow down, relax and reload batteries. Time to enjoy the garden !   Summer vignette in our garden.   Alley of plane trees and ‘Aspirin’ roses.     Let’s hope the [...]

23 01, 2015

Pure Belgian

By | January 23rd, 2015|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

  Those who are following my blog since a few years, will absolutely have read my earlier blogpost about the Belgian artisan Dirk Mortier. Dirk designs and creates beautiful wooden rural outbuildings, home extensions, fences and accessories, all related to [...]

25 03, 2014

Anton Damen outdoor furniture

By | March 25th, 2014|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , |37 Comments

  As Spring has arrived, we are preparing our garden for summer and are scrubbing all outdoor terraces. Outdoor furniture needs to be cleaned ! Today I would love to introduce you to the beautiful outdoor furniture of Anton Damen, [...]

23 06, 2012

A few things to share and only one thing to ask !

By | June 23rd, 2012|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , |46 Comments

  Hello my friends, after a very busy week, I am here again with a few things to tell and even one thing to ask. First of all I am so pleased to tell you that the weather in Belgium [...]

20 05, 2012

Hydrangeas on our terrace

By | May 20th, 2012|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |47 Comments

  A week ago I posted about the hydrangea plants Jan bought for my mother’s day (here). And I promised to post a picture of their final destination.   Yesterday both hydrangeas panniculata were planted in Anduze vases that we [...]

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