Gardens of the World - Nursery the Boschhoeve

Gardens of the World - Nursery the Boschhoeve

Gardens of the World interviews Dineke Logtenberg from the nursery the Boschhoeve, worldfamous for her 400 varieties of snowdrops and various bulbs. Lean back and let the magical pictures from her garden uplift you...
And find all their events for 2017

Gardens of the World interviews Dineke Logtenberg from the nursery the Boschhoeve, worldfamous for her 400 varieties of snowdrops and various bulbs. Lean back and let the magical pictures from her garden uplift you...


Events at De Boschhoeve Nursery/Garden/Tearoom 2017

Boshoeve 3, 6874 NB Wolfheze (near Arnhem) Tel: +3126 4821231, Fax: +3126 4821574, website: Nursery/garden/tearoom open: Febr. 9 – Oct. 1, Thurs. Fri. and Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Also open on King’s Birthday (27 April), Ascension Day, on Easter Monday and Whit Monday.

Directions: From the north, east and west: take exit 25 off the A12 towards Wolfheze. At Wolfheze, turn right after the level crossing, then the third road on the left leading to 'De Boschhoeve'. From the south: take exit 19 from the A50 towards Oosterbeek. After 4 km, turn left towards Wolfheze, at Wolfheze, turn left before the level crossing than take the third on the left, towards 'De Boschhoeve'.


Open Springweekends in April.

In April Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am - 5 pm. (Easter Monday instead of Easter Sunday) Admission free. Spring is our favourite time of the year at 'De Boschhoeve' and after more than 20 years of continuous planting, our spring garden is filled with flowers, fragrance and colour. There is so much to see! Look out for hundreds of tulips in the kitchen garden, the orchard, full of snowdrops, daffodils and scillas and the shade garden with its delicate carpets of Anemone nemorosa. If you like an explosion of colour to welcome the spring, come to De Boschhoeve - there’s plenty to enjoy!


SpringFair – Sat. April 22 from 10 am - 5 pm.

This spring we pay special attention to the really large collection of anemona nemerosa in white,blue, green, yellow, pink and crème and our Polygonatum, Jeffersonia, Sanguinaria, Adonis and Podophyllum. Guests: De Keltenhof with their selection of organically produced plants, Jan and Mieke Bravenboer the hardy cyclamen specialists, Hein Meeuwissen/Rita van der Zalm with summer-flowering bulbs and Chris and Anneke van Asselt who specialise in fruit, Leslie Leijenhorst: historic bulbs, Eric Meijer: gardendesign and advice and nursery Lewisia and Rhodohypoxis World: primula’s and alpineplants. De Boschhoeve specialises in seeds, rare shrubs, springplants and Sneeboer garden tools. Society ‘Toer de Boer op’ a co-operative from the IJssel valley, will be selling their delicious local produce including jams, honey, cheeses and fruit juices! Admission free.


May Fair – Sat. May 27 from 10 am - 5 pm.

During our May Fair, the farmyard and the orchard are filled with stalls selling plants, food and beautiful garden articles including ornaments, magazines and postcards, ceramics, garden tools, honey, juices, cheese and jams, wild flower- and herbproducts. The following friends have been invited: Berthold Rave has beautiful roses- and clematis-supports, De Tuinfee has functional gardenarticles. Anke Pols sells her special range of vegetables, herbs and flowers specifically for the ornamental kitchen garden – you will see many of them growing in the kitchen garden at De Boschhoeve, Rose-nursery Rozenrijk focuses on roses, nursery Schipper with annuals and salvia species, Hein Meeuwissen/ Rita van der Zalm specialise in summer bulbs. Also with us are nursery Ekkelboom: collection of alpine and other specialist plants, nursery De Vinkentuin, romantic plants, nursery Lewisia and Rhodohypoxis World: alpine plants and nursery Hostadroom with hosta’s. The Plant Doctor will be here, to answer your gardening questions. Admission € 4,= children under 12 free.


Tour de Brocante - Fri. And Sat. June 9 and 10 from 10 am - 5 pm.

This new event has been organised with Bric&Brac from Heelsum and De Engelse Serre from Bennekom. Our courtyard and the small barn are packed with stands with brocante, for inside and outside the house, from our own country but also from France and England. Admission free.


Dahlia and Gardenbrocante days - Fri. And Sat. July 7 and 8, 14 and 15 from 10 am - 5 pm.

At 'De Boschhoeve', we enjoy our long-flowering summer bulbs enormously. With Thulbagias, white and blue Agapanthus, several Eucomis varieties, Crocosmias, tiny Rhodohypoxis, exotic Belamcanda, blowsy Begonias and a host of dark leaved Dahlias, our displays of containerised bulbs are not to be missed! This year there will also be guests with an attractive offer of garden brocante to decorate your terrass and garden: old pots and vases, second-hand benches, tables, zinc buckets and old-fashioned baskets. Ria Roosenboom (Bric&Brac) and Tineke van der Maas (De Engelse Serre) will be present in the tearoom with brocante. Admission free.


Summerflowers Festival - Sat. and Sun. August 5 and 6, 12 and 13 from 11 am - 5 pm.

A festive summerparty with all our colourful summerflowers we so much like to grow and use in our bouquets. Our borders and our ornamental kitchengarden are packed with them and so are the ornamental kitchengarden and the cuttinggarden.. There will be demonstrations with bouquets picked in the cuttinggarden. A garden full of perennials to cut, sweet peas with their delicious fragrance, zinnia's in all colours, sunflowers and grasses. Admission free.


Clematis-, Roses- and Special plants Fair - Sat. August 19, from 10 am - 5 pm.

The farmyard will be burgeoning with flowering clematis of every shape, size and colour imaginable and there will also be roses for sale, so you can treat yourself to the classic planting combination of a clematis and beautiful matching rose. Marco de Wit from Boskoop and Wilhelm Krüse from Germany will be displaying a huge variety, including clematis for all seasons plus large and small flowered cultivars. 'De Boschhoeve' will be focusing on the fabulous Viticella varieties and special clematis fertilisers. Nursery Rozenrijk brings beautiful roses. Nursery Schipper will delight us with salvias and dahlias. Green-Ice Nursery will display hardy cyclamen. Nursery Ekkelboom offers alpine plants and specialities, nursery Aan de Dijk shadeplants and grasses. De Tuinfee climb- and supportmaterial. Ton Hannink will give his lecture ‘Clematis in your garden’ in the big barn at 11.30 am. The flower- arranging club from Wageningen will be displaying the wide ranging potential of Clematis as a cut flower. Look out for clematis throughout the garden, in borders, fruit trees, the ornamental kitchen garden and growing along walls. At this time of year, our ornamental kitchen garden is at its peak and is certainly not to be missed as are the beautiful large borders alongside the lawn. Admission €4,= and children under 12 free.


Harvest Fair - Sat. September 16 from 10 am – 5 pm.

Even in autumn the garden is still in full bloom at our stylish Harvest Fair when we enjoy the bounty that country life has to offer. The orchard and the grounds are full of stalls selling jams and chutneys, mushrooms and fruit, dairy products, juices, liqueurs and honey, tasty potatoes and old variety apples. Garden magazines, bouquets, pots, seeds, tools and garden art are also available. As always, there are some beautiful flower- and vegetable arrangements in the small barn. Guest nurseries include: Hein Meeuwissen/Rita van der Zalm with bags full of spring bulbs and helpful advice. Ester Kuiler, an organic market gardener from the Ommuurde Tuin, will be here with delicious vegetables and herbs. Jan and Mieke Bravenboer offer autumn flowering cyclamen. Nursery Eemlook brings various kinds of garlic. The Plant Doctor will be here to solve your problems with pests and diseases. Admission € 4,= , children under 12 free.


Lunches, workshops for bouquets and flower arrangements.

In the garden or in the tearoom groups can have a lunch or a high tea. Anke Pols organises some seasonal flower workshops and together with Elvira van Tinteren varied herb workshops. From the middle of June till October the cutting garden is open on Thurs-, Fri.- and Saturday. Then you can also order ready-made bouquets with Anke Pols.


De Boschhoeve' in the country.

Come and see us at the following markets: at the Snowdropweekend Febr. 11 in Arboretum Kalmthout (Belgium), the Snowdropfestival in Nettetal (Oirlichen) Germany Februari 18 and 19, in Löhne (Germany) at the Snowdropfestival at March 11, Botanical Garden Utrecht March 11 and 12, the Groenmoesmarkt in Sint-Oedenrode at March 19, Springweekend in Eibergen at May 6 and 7, in Arboretum Trompenburg in Rotterdam: May 13 and 14, at the Hernen Castle Garden Fair: June 3.


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