You probably know the Hallerbos in Spring, when it turns into a fairy wood with its carpets of bluebells everywhere.
I took a group of around 20 people to explore the wild edibles in the Hallerbos today, and the walk was very enjoyable. I even discovered a couple of new plants myself, alas not edible but with medicinal properties. Continue reading “A summer walk in the Hallerbos”
Drive 10 minutes out of Brussels and you’re in a wondrous place, full of fiery colours, soft sounds and impressionist paintings. That’s what all Monday mornings should look like 🙂 Continue reading “The place beyond the beeches: Groenendaal in the Sonian Forest”
Dernier jour ensoleillé du long weekend de l’Ascension et on en profite pour aller visiter le jardin botanique de Meise, au nord de Bruxelles, en famille. Le jardin abrite plus de 18 000 plantes, de quoi m’occuper pendant des mois 🙂 Continue reading “Découverte du jardin botanique de Meise”
It was just the perfect time of the year in the Hallerbos today, a small wood around 30min south of Brussels: the bluebells were in full blossom, and their scent was subtle but persistent. The sky was clear and the air was crisp and slightly breezy. There were lots of other lovely forest flowers to create a beautiful tapestry of colours, textures and fragrances. Continue reading “Celebrating Earth Day 2015 in the magical Hallerbos”
To celebrate Spring, I went for a walk in the beautiful Woluwe Park opposite my house with hubby. I had read earlier during the day that the park boasts a number of remarkable trees, including a giant sequoia and a silver linden tree. I decided I would pay these mighty trees a visit. Continue reading “Mighty trees and their discreet neighbours in the Woluwe Park”