"Achterhoekers" crazy of gardening
Nowehere else in the Netherlands are people as crazy for gardening then in the "Achetrhoek". This you will definately see on the state their gardens are in, as they look almost as perfect as the average English garden, though here they have a slightly different style.
Weapons and families
In the castle of still a family lives. Therefor it cannot be freely visited, but ... people who are intrested can write a request to
Rentmeesterskantoor C. Duvekot,
After the request is granted one will get a tour through the castle and in the parc surrounding it.
Pumpkins in present autumn
It's a trend ... and everywhere one sees them in front of doors, in gardens and little patio's: pumpkins. In the "Achterhoek" one will pass several places where farmers sell these decorative items, as in The Netherlands they are hardly ever used as food (anymore) or as Haloween equipment (we don't celebrate Haloween that intensively, though it has a growing popularity).