Colonial Garden x 8 – see pictures of beautiful summer paradises

The allotment gardens are refreshing green paradises that can be enjoyed by both cottage owners and occasional passers-by. Usually, allotment gardens are city-owned park areas that are open to visitors who like flowering at certain times of the day. The plots, on which the cottage is often located, are the private area of ​​the farmers.

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We put together eight of the most charming allotment gardens. Get inspired by the lush gardens and adorable cottages!

1. Old Vantaa summer paradise

The kitchen cabinets and countertop were purchased from Ikea. All utensils come from online flea markets and clearance sales, recycling points, or inherited. Photo: Jaanis rose

Lenin and Eighteen The twenty-square-meter allotment garden cottage is located in the Viherkummu allotment garden area in Vantaa. Built in 1952, the cottage is inhabited during the summer by Lenin and Arto’s two children.

The interior of the cottage has been built little by little. The interiors were originally upholstered with pine panels, but Leni painted them white. Today, the interior is strongly reddish-yellow.

Read more about Lenin and Arto’s cottage here!

2. Family of four in a 12 square meter cottage

Allotment garden in Kivinoka, Helsinki.

Helsinki’s Kivinoka does not actually have its own yards. However, each cottage has its own peace, as the placement of the cottages is spacious. Photo: Kaisu Kaplin

Hanne had time to dream of a farm plot in Kivinoka, Helsinki, ten years before the final purchase decision. Now the 12-square-meter allotment garden cottage can accommodate a family of four.

“Here you can experience urban rural madness in the middle of the city. I see myself here as a grandmother spending time summers winters. As a hero of Kivinoka, who washes in the opening and runs without shoes, ”says Hanne.

Read more and see pictures of the wonderful little cottage here!

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3. Renovating an all-summer flowering allotment garden

Renovated allotment garden

Margit and Jarin built a new cottage on their allotment garden plot and renovated the garden. Photo: Jonne Räsänen

The people of Helsinki Margit and Finger wanted to renovate the yard of their allotment garden so that the manicured garden would bloom throughout the summer. The couple did not want to give up the old trees and plants.

In the contract, it was decided to seek the help of a professional. The end of the month-long renovation resulted in an impressive yard complex, the plants of which were collected mainly from the old seedlings of the plot.

Check out Margit and Jari’s allotment garden plot here!

4. The specialty of the northernmost allotment garden in the world is the Lapland wild herb

The northernmost allotment garden in the world

Traditional perennials are popular in the Arctic Circle because they are accustomed to the climate. Photo: Paula Ritanen-Närhi

The northernmost allotment garden in the world is located in Rovaniemi. The Arctic Circle Group Garden is seven miles from town and has 23 cottages. The cottage plots are about 300 square meters in size.

The gardens thrive on both traditional perennials and summer flowers, and the useful gardens grow potatoes, berries and small vegetables, among other things. There is also a Lapland specialty, hapro-herb, in the yard.

Check out the Arctic Circle Group Garden here!

6. The charming allotment garden on the enclosure

The open gate of the allotment garden invites the visitor to the far courtyard.  Photo: Suvi Laine

The open gate of the allotment garden invites the visitor to the far courtyard. Photo: Suvi Laine

Jyväskylä’s Sulkuranta allotment garden has a pink cottage, whose whimsical and fun environment puts a smile on your face. The roof of the playhouse grows natural flowers, and a pair of ceramic hedgehogs are on duty in front of it. The courtyard is a sweet mix of flowers, old artifacts and small statues.

A story about a paradise of its own has been published in Kotiliede 12/2012.

7. Yard by bike

Jopo acts as a passage from the apartment building to the plot.  With its shelter, soil bags, plants and a cat travel to the city cottage.  Photo: Hanna Marttinen

Jopo acts as a passage from the apartment building to the plot. With its shelter, soil bags, plants and a cat travel to the city cottage. Photo: Hanna Marttinen

If you don’t want to give up your own apartment, but your fingers get itchy, the allotment garden plot is a convenient solution. The cottage in the allotment garden enables a cottage dream in the middle of urban city life.

The story of realizing the garden dream without the need to change was published in Kotiliedle 14/17.

8. An oasis in the middle of the city

Ornamental and useful plants grow on the allotment garden plot in melt harmony.  Photo: Pekka Holmström

Ornamental and useful plants grow on the allotment garden plot in melt harmony. Photo: Pekka Holmström

Our own allotment garden cottage teaches the gardener humility and working with nature. There is no need to distinguish between useful and ornamental plants, but the plants may be where they are good. Strawberries, lettuce, parsley, garlic and wild arugula grow in the lush plot under the shade of peonies.

A story about an oasis in the middle of the city has been published in Kotiliede 13/2011.


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