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Welcome to the Gardening in Iceland cubit. Here you can find out what challenges gardeners here face as well as what plants can be grown. And maybe a bit about our beautiful country as well.

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Image The search for the right plant
By Rannveig on June 24, 2011

There are few things more exciting than planning a new garden or redesigning an old one that‘s in need of a facelift. There are quite a few things to bear in mind when starting out on such a project. First to define how the garden will best serve it‘s owners, plan patios, walkways and other hardscapes. Then it‘s time for the fun part – to pick the plants.

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Image Herbs and vegetables in containers
By Rannveig on June 10, 2011

Not everyone has the space for a big vegetable garden that can provide their family with veggies well into winter. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s not possible to enjoy the taste of homegrown vegetables even if it’s just a small quantity. Many vegetables can be grown successfully in pots and other containers on balconies and patios.

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Image Forsythias and other spring flowering gems
By Rannveig on June 3, 2011

I’ve dreamt of growing a Forsythia shrub in my garden for a long time. These wonderful yellow bushes that are an unmistakable sign of spring in Europe and the US. I thought it was a hopeless dream, that it would be impossible for this shrub to grow, let alone flower here, but when I stumbled upon plants for sale at a plant nursery two years ago I knew I just HAD to give it a try.

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Gardening in Iceland

A cubit about the challenges of gardening and living in Iceland. The climate, the plants that can be grown here, beautiful gardens, beautiful scenery, a bit of culture and history and daily life before and after the economic collapse.

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