Thinking out of the box
Cord-Siegfried von Hodenberg, Director of the Königlichen Gartenakademie,on what makes for stylish gardens with character.
Greener living A stylish garden environment throughout the year
Flower beds, pots or flower boxes, romantic, minimalist or Mediterranean, monochrome or full of colour – for anyone wishing to design their own individual environment in their garden or on their terrace, rigorous planning is always the starting point. A harmoniously coordinated planting plan is always the key to a year-round green oasis, however little space may be available.
Water: A pure pleasure
Whether it’s a swimming pond, a pool or a mini fountain: There are plenty of ways to prepare a stylish staging of refreshing water in your own garden. In a very wide array of forms, integrated into a terraced landscape, or in the heart of endless greenery and off the beaten track.
A gardener of Eden Interview with landscape gardener Maximilian Holzhausen
With his team of ambitious planners, gardeners and technicians, Maximilian Holzhausen carries out premium-sector outdoor projects. They are in the business of turning unique visions for gardens into reality – from exclusive garden landscapes through stylish swimming pools to elegant lighting concepts and harmonious integrated solutions.
Thoughts on fresh air!
Working at home – when the weather’s warm, that means working outside, too. You just need to know how to shape a stylish setting that will get your creative juices flowing.
Heavenly cuisine under a starry sky: A very special pleasure
As the weather turns increasingly milder, pleasant temperatures mean we can spend some quality time outdoors well into the evening hours. Life now centres around the garden or terrace, where culinary delights are prepared in style.
Urban farming: Fresh from the rooftops
Rosemary on the 32nd floor. Aubergines in the courtyard. Cucumbers on the roof: There are all kinds of projects around the world combining stylish urban living with the sustainable cultivation of herbs, fruit or vegetables.
Fascinating blue: On the allure of water
The waterside holds an unequalled appeal for us all. We dream of sitting beside the sea, a lake or a river and indulging in the experience of deep relaxation which is unique to the water’s edge. Where does this fascination come from?