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In the garden with: Ferdinand Graf von Luckner (photographer)

Ferdinand Graf von Luckner – Photo: graf-luckner.de
Ferdinand Graf von Luckner – Photo: graf-luckner.de

Ferdinand Graf von Luckner studied Photography and Film Design in Dortmund and graduated with a degree in Photo Design. He has been working for various European magazines and book publishers as a freelancer for many years. His focus lies on interior design and the garden. He was responsible for the photography of many books e.g. „Die Traumgärten Neuseelands entdecken (Discover the dream gardens of New Zealand)”, „Die geheimen Gärten von Wien (The secret gardens of Vienna)“ and „Der Garten von Hermann Hesse (The garden of Hermann Hesse)”.

In the garden with: Peter Botz (VDG)

Peter Botz - Photo: VDG
Peter Botz – Photo: VDG

The Association of German Garden Centres (VDG) represents the interests of owner-run garden centres. These are the leaders in their region. It is not the size of the garden centre that is decisive here, but indeed the competence. The aim of the umbrella association is to promote the members and their employees. Peter Botz is General Manager of the VDG.

Landscape Design: Plans for Tropical Park in Hong Kong Unveiled

Rendering - Photo: MIR
Rendering – Photo: MIR

In our new series „Green globe – the world’s most exciting garden projects”, we will present green projects from all over the world – innovative landscape designs, garden classics in a new outfit, sustainable ideas against grey townscapes or parcs that make green hearts beat faster. Today, we’re starting with a project that brings plant diversity to one of the world’s biggest metropolises: Taikoo Place in Hong Kong.