Five surprising spring bloomers

Flowering plants are always welcome, but especially so in spring. Not only because they give your garden fragrance, colour and cheerfulness. After the winter, every indigenous flower counts as food for insects such as bees. We highlight five surprising spring bloomers that you will enjoy in your garden. 1. Special bulbs Crocuses, daffodils and tulips […]

10 Edible Mushrooms in the Netherlands

All kinds of edible mushrooms grow in the Netherlands. Some are even tastier than others. You do need to know what to look for, because picking random mushrooms can be very dangerous if you don’t know exactly what you are talking about. However, with a little experience, the species listed below are easy to eat […]

What is so Sustainable about the Hemp Plant?

Hemp has been used for many purposes since prehistoric times. Our ancestors probably used the hemp plant for the same basic purposes as we do today. The long fibres are, for example, perfect for tying rope or weaving hard-wearing clothing. But as we face a major ecological challenge today, the applications of hemp are almost […]