As we have a long weekend here in Belgium and the weather forecast is very promising, we certainly will enjoy our garden!
Tomorrow Jan will finish some jobs that have to be done in our garden. He wil lay bricks for a flight of steps, add some gravel to the paths and will start the lay out of our vegetable garden! But that’s for tomorrow! Today we will relax and enjoy our garden.
So I decided to share with you some pictures of our garden I took the passed weeks.
We moved in our house 4 years ago (June 2007) and we are very pleased to watch growing all the flowers, plants and trees we planted the passed years.
These plane trees we planted Autumn 2009.
The old garden roses we planted in September last year.
Our hydrangeas (planted April 2009)are a bit late this year! I am so looking forward to their flowering!
The young fruit trees and hedges in our backyard are doing well. We planted them Autumn 2009.
Apple trees, pear trees, walnut trees,…
I so love this wall hydrangea at the façade of our house. (Planted in 2008)
And I am so proud of our grape-vine we planted in 2007 at the wall of the orangery! He is doing so well and gives us lots of white grapes!
On both sides of the graveled path : ‘Aspirin’ rose.
I hope you all will enjoy this weekend!
Wat heb je toch een geweldig huis met een prachtige tuin! Dat is met deze dagen helemaal genieten, nu de zon zo volop schijnt!
Ik wens je een heerlijk, lang Hemelvaartsweekend!
Lieve groet, Ingrid
Absolutely breathtaking Greet!! It looks like a fairytale 🙂 Love all the flowering roses, the hydrangeas are one of my all time favorites and they just keep blooking all summer, which I love! Then to have the apple and pear trees…how neat, you are going to enjoy this so much all summer long. Do you also have a vegetable/herb garden?
I love how you lined the gravel path with aspirin rose roses….they are so beautiful! Truly dreamy…..enjoy the fruits of your labor.
It really is all so lovely, Greet! All your plants are happily blooming and the house is so elegant. The climbing hydrangea is perfect in the small space next to the handsome wood doors. Thank you for sharing your home with us!
Het lijkt wel een landgoed Greet, schitterend!
Je orangerie blijf ik geweldig vinden!
Fijne en zonnige dagen toegewenst 🙂
Dear Greet, Thank you for sharing your beautiful Home and Garden with us. Your Garden is so well planned and cared for. I see many hours of hard work.
Your gardens are stunning! I can see all the planning and hard work that went into planning every gorgeous outdoor space.
Beautiful and sophisticated… your home, your gardens and you!
I bet you can smell the roses when you step outside your door! They look very happy!
Greet, your gardens are lovely. All of your posts are so beautiful.
I featured your blog at stylesson.com today.
Absolute beautiful and stunning!
And the rambler Kir Royal rose is my favorite, so delicate!
Have a wonderful and sunny weekend,
Greetings from the Périgord,
Lovely! I love your climbing hydrangea too.
Hi Greet have a lovely Vacance its Republica day here today and HOT Your home is breathtakingly beautiful i love the house and the colours and the garden is wonderful too Enjoy
I have to find the aspirin roses. So beautiful.
You garden is stunning, just as your home is.
Have a great weekend.
Wonderful view! How exciting to see your wonderful new garden. Love the plane trees…the crisp order of it all. The climbing hydrangea photo is my favorite. Wonderful door, hardware, oval window…all perfection Greet! Merci! Trish
*** THANK YOU, dear Greet, for sharing a bit of your PARADISE here this morning… it is so remarkably beautiful, and I find it hard to believe that "real" people actually get the LIVE here!!!! You are very blessed!!!
Linda in AZ *
What an absolutely gorgeous house and property you have, dear Greet! I never tire of seeing it, there is so much beauty to take in. You must enjoy just walking around and looking and smelling everything. Everything looks like it has been there for years, but I have a feeling that you and Jan built that house, am I correct?
Thanks for another chance to see it.
I hope your long weekend is as wonderful as you so richly deserve.
Love and hugs, Cindy
Your gardens are beautiful. I love the plane trees lined on each side and your rose garden. Everything looks so lovely. I imagine sitting outside with the various fragrances of the flowers and roses would be divine!
Greet, what can I say that hasn't been said here in the comments. "Ditto" to everyone's delicious phrases. Love Love Love each image+you! xxpeggybraswelldesign. com
Greet I adore your home, and now these amazing gardens!! How gorgeous!
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Oh Greet what an amazing garden you have created, it's an absolute joy and all those divine roses!!!!! Everything compliments the house so beautifully but then I would expect nothing but perfection from you my dearest Greet! Warmest hugs – Glenda xxx
Wat een echt mooie tuin. Je bent zo gelukkig! Bedankt voor het delen……
Greetings from Portland! Tot ziens!
your gardens are so lovely…and I especially love the roses you've planted…and the terrace area looks so beautiful….
hope you and Jan are finding plenty of time to be out in your garden for relaxation…
Simply splendid, Greet. Thank you for sharing your home with us. Sending love…
Oh my gosh, Greet, your home and your gardens are so beautiful! I love everything, especially the exterior view of your orangery and the picture of the climbing hydrangea – the wood doors and brick walls and oval window are all gorgeous!
I hope you'll post more pictures of your garden soon – I really want to see your hydrangeas in full bloom 🙂
Have a great long weekend!
What a dreamy place.. Wish to be there!
What a lovely post! So personal and beautiful…congrats on your garden…it is absolutely inspiring! Have a great weekend! best, danielle
Greet, Everything is looking soooo beautiful. It's so fun that I've been following and can really see the difference as you have added things and they have grown and matured. It's all just fabulous. I noticed that you planted the creeping hydrangea in 2008. It's blooming. Is this the first year. We planted this in our herb garden last year and it is a lovely vine, but have been told that it will take a few years to bloom. I can't wait. Yours is really beautiful. Have a great weekend. Mona
So peaceful and yet so elegant–like a little bit of heaven. I feel so gushily romantic just looking at these photos. Especially because the flowers all look so happy, so in their element. Felicitations!
I love trying to imagine the platanes in twenty, forty years!
Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for getting mine off to a great start…
Now, that is what I would call Royal Living! One of the most stunning homes that I know. So beautiful, Greet and Jan. It is obvious tha you have put so much love into your home and garden.
My 2 weeks in Sweden are almost up. I will be back for real in the blog world next week.
Happy weekend to you. Miss you.
Merci de nous montrer toutes ces vues du jardin. Les pare-terres de roses
sont impressionnants ! Tout cela ne demande qu'à grandir…
What can I say that hasn't already been said! Magnifique! Thanks for showing your lovely garden, Greet!
I found your garden post and it's wonderful Greet! I love your home and your garden really completes it. We've been working on our yard and gardens going on fifteen years now and even though it never ends it gives us great joy as I'm sure your must. Thank you for sharing your gardens!
This post is incredible. Your home is just so gracoius and I love how understated it is. The gardens really do look like a labor of love and I am sure you enjoy them very much. So happy to have found this great blog through enchanted home. I am also your newest follower.
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