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Heavy rain: Which plants to choose?

The images of the catastrophic floods near the Ahr and Erft rivers have also unsettled and alarmed customers and friends who were not themselves affected by the immediate consequences. As a result of climate change, such heavy rainfall events can threaten almost any region – with catastrophic consequences if we do nothing. I remember 2004 […]

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After the flood disaster: Are the trees still safe?

Climate and weather experts have been warning for years about what then occurred in the middle of this week. Numerous places in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate have been flooded by masses of water. People have lost their lives; entire streets have been destroyed. The special broadcasts on television show disturbing images from a disaster area. […]

How to prepare your trees and shrubs to survive the heat

There should be a lot of green in nature at this time of year. But instead of healthy forest, we see more and more often desolate landscapes and a barren steppe. Many tree and garden owners therefore ask my sons and me with great concern how they can best protect their trees from the effects […]

Long live the Queen!

Sometimes things happen just by coincidence but in a chronological sequence, which in retrospect seems more like a sign. Whether coincidence or sign, I would like to tell you about such an event today. You certainly know that my heart and that of my family beats for the royals. Being British – even with a […]

Healthy spruce felled by the storm – how you can prevent this

Unfortunately, the latest Corona news are no good news. Experts warn of the third wave. The vaccination process in Germany is slowing down and the so-called British variant of the Corona virus, of all things, is considered particularly vicious. In these times many of us have learned to appreciate our own garden in a whole […]

High hopes and also a huge disappointment

The year is about to end. 2020 has been a year like none before, for many people is has been a very tough year. We now are more hopeful as the Corona vaccine is about to become available.  But at the same time a beautiful dream seems to have come to an end as well. […]

Children having great fun climbing a tree

It was the last week of autumn vacation that the organization “Gemeinsam für Vielfalt” (“Together for variety”) invited children and their parents to enjoy some activities in the Bürgerpark (Citizen’s park) in Unkel. Because of Corona some of the planned activities could not take place. Very much to the delight of the children our tree […]

Also during Corona times: We are there for a safe live of trees!

Unfortunately, the corona virus returned from spring with even greater force. The news get worse every day and the virus is increasingly determining our everyday life. To be concerned is more than justified. But it would be irresponsible not to care about other important topics just as well. Not only the virus has returned, but […]