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St. Florian

Stiftsgärtnerei Sandner | St. Florian

Everybody needs a Happy Place... or two. Right? In meinem Fall ist mein Happy Place ganz eindeutig mein Garten zu Hause. Auch wenn er, wie jeder andere Garten auch, seine unschönen und weniger gepflegten Ecken hat (Gerümpelhaufen hinter der Hütte anyone?), und mir regelmäßig Rückenschmerzen bereitet, weil das Unkraut einfach immer schneller wächst als der Rest, weiß ich doch absolut zu schätzen was für ein großes Glück es ist, einen eigenen Garten zu haben.  Was aber tun, wenn man in einer Stadtwohnung nur[...]
Andrea Staska_Prints

Memories on paper

Posted In: Flowers | Lifestyle | Nature | Prints
Having spent a whole lot of time at home this season, I’ve been finding myself looking through old photos of places I've traveled to in previous years. These days, I’ve been exchanging my travels for long walks through the countryside and time spent in my garden, so having these photos is a real blessing.  I have loved photography for years. Be it shooting weddings and portraits, taking photos during travels or simply -and more recently- of the countryside and/or my garden. Having photos printed on expensive cotton[...]

Spring’s just around the corner

Posted In: Flowers | Nature
It's the end of January so even the smallest sign that spring is coming is very much welcomed. So now, that the freezing temps and the remaining snow are slowly but surely disappearing, I got myself some sping blooms from our local gardener and got to work.  It's not much but, at this point even some simple primroses and hyacinths make me very happy! I hope you enjoy them too.  Fun fact, there are about 400 different types of primroses and almost all of them are very resilient. Most can even be planted out into t[...]
Austrian winter

There’s Beauty for those who bother to look

Posted In: Nature | Uncategorized
With lockdown no.3 still going strong my daily walks in nature have proven to be the best thing to clear my head and not go stir crazy at home. At this point I'm extremely grateful to be living close to nature and being able to just leave the house and reach the woods and lakes within a few minutes walk. Even though one might argue that January is not the prettiest time of the year - and one might be correct in that assumption - , there's still plenty of beauty, if you just bother to look for it. Also, as a "reformed" weddi[...]