Welcome to OpdeHaar the open garden of John and Joyce Ramsbotham in Hoevelaken

 OpdeHaar garden is an open garden in the woodland in Hoevelaken, on the border between Gelderland and Utrecht, The Netherlands

This garden is open to the public by appointment

Especially suitable for groups of 8 to 50 people

7 different style gardens in one garden (ca 5 acres)

A unique landscape in the middle of an ancient wooded swamp

Over 4500 different plants, trees and shrubs

Renowned for its woodland and shade tolerant plants

Most plants are labelled

We have a powerpoint presentation  on colour and contrast and shadow plants in our garden with more than 100 photographs. Something for the winter months perhaps.

 We are a member of the Nederlandse Tuinen Stichting and Groei en Bloei Nijkerk

 

Open tuin Open garden OpdeHaar

 

 

Click here for information about a visit to OpdeHaar garden

Contact Op de Haar garden

John and Joyce Ramsbotham

Email: ramsbotham@planet.nl

Telephone: +31 (0) 653753221

Contact form: Click here

View the video’s and TV progammes made about our garden. (Sorry they are in French and Dutch)

Photos of flowers and plants in OpdeHaar garden (All photographs on this site have been taken in our garden)

 

A small selection of highlights in August

Abalia cordata
Albizia julibrissin
Aralia elata variegata + Angelica gigas
Chelone obliqua
Clethra alnifolia September Beauty
Hedychium Tara
Hibiscus Woodbridge
Hosta Janet
Hydrangea Lady Noboko
Perovskia atriplicifolia Blue Spire
Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm
Sedum Matrona
Abalia cordata Albizia julibrissin Aralia elata variegata + Angelica gigas Chelone obliqua Clethra alnifolia September Beauty Hedychium Tara Hibiscus Woodbridge Hosta Janet Hydrangea Lady Noboko Perovskia atriplicifolia Blue Spire Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm Sedum Matrona
Abalia cordata

 

 

On this website you can click on many of the images to get a larger picture and/or a slideshow

This website is best viewed in landscape on mobile devices (smart phones and ipads).

In the tekst:

Plant names are purple

Internal links are blue

External links are red