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Archive for December, 2007

… was my first, slightly cynical reaction on reports across the web that speak of an endangered landscape park in Belgium. But it may turn out quite OK in the end, maybe. The endangered park is surrounding the so-called Kasteel van Walle, near Kortrijk. The danger comes in the form of a property developer called […]

Natuurmonumenten has added a new estate to the cluster of estates they already own in ‘s Graveland. In the beginning of December Land en Bosch was acquired. After extensive cleaning operations and preparations, this estate will be added to the public rambling path that Natuurmonumenten already has in the area. Natuurmonumenten has its headquarters in […]

First steps…

Earlier this month, the first step in the transfer of Beeckestijn to its new owners was finally completed by the transfer of ownership from the Velsen council to the department of DLG. 1)See for more information on the transfer and the organisations involved here, here and here. It has taken all parties involved almost 6 […]

The Garden History Society informs its members they have approved the proposals done by the Chiswick House and Gardens Trust to build a new cafe on the grounds of Chiswick. 1)News no. 80A, December 2007 It will be built close to the site of the current cafe, on the site of stable and outbuildings which […]