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 December

Clematis cirrhosa
Euphorbia chariacas White Zwan
Euphorbia chariacas White Zwan
Fatsia japonica
Ilex x altaclerensis 'Belgica Aurea'
Mahonia nepaulensis Maharajah
Mahonia x media Winter Sun
Metasequioa glyptostroboides
Miscanthus sinesis Ferner Osten
Sarcococca hookeriana var. Humilis
Sasa veitchii
Skimmia japonica
Skimmia japonica Fructo Albo
Clematis cirrhosa Euphorbia chariacas White Zwan Euphorbia chariacas White Zwan Fatsia japonica   Ilex x altaclerensis 'Belgica Aurea'  Mahonia nepaulensis Maharajah  Mahonia x media Winter Sun  Metasequioa glyptostroboides Miscanthus sinesis Ferner Osten  Sarcococca hookeriana var. Humilis Sasa veitchii Skimmia japonica  Skimmia japonica Fructo Albo
Clematis cirrhosa