Seeding, composting, harvesting, raking, mowing, pruning, weeding, maintaining the forest and capping the beans. Whether it's summer or winter, there is always work to do in the most beautiful garden of Bergen. The Hof garden is situated at blooming 'landgoed' Het Hof, an idyllic location in the forest of Bergen, and offers a special workplace for people with a distance to the labor market.
Let everything that flourishes bloom
'Landgoed' Het Hof consists of three islands. An island on which the countryhouse is build, an island which is currently still free for a game of football, but which will be the home to fruit threes in the future and an island for the Hof garden, which is where the organic vegetables and flowers are grown. Het Hof is part of the blooming foundation which aims to invest in projects and gives people the chance to develop. Challenge them to flourish. The collaboration with Scorlewald was therefor a logical step.
Gardening with a heart
Dries Olsthoorn is the gardener at Het Hof and a supervisor from Scorlewald. His heart is with everything that grows and thrives. Trees, plants, vegetables, but also people. “It all comes together in the Hof garden, where gardening has a social function. It's beautiful to see how much love our members put into the garden. Whether they are picking strawberries, taking a turnip out of the