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Ingvild

Many people think of Norway as a cold place where only fir trees and ice flowers can grow. As with many clichés, there is something true in it (yes, there are a lot of fir trees and it does get quite cold in the winter). On the other hand, a stereotype is always a little bit too simplistic to represent the whole truth.
Ingvild Flesland, a garden and interior stylist, has made it her vision to prove that it is possible to create a lush garden within the parameters of the Norwegian climate. A mere 40 km outside Oslo, Ingvild has created a blooming oasis in the woods.
As soon as the snow has melted in April, there is only one thought in Ingvild mind: spendings as much time as possible outside, working in her garden. (Her husband claims that in that period Ingvild  hardly even remember his first name…). Her concept is to take the best of Norway’s natural and wild qualities and fuse it with the refinements of European gardening traditions.

She is particularly fond of the French «potager» concept: blending kitchen garden with beautiful flowers.  She is keeping her family and friends happy and healthy by providing wonderful organic meals with ingredients picked right from the garden.

Ingvild
Ingvild

Images: Dreyer-Hensley via Taverne Agency

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