Evert has been the man in the gardens of Kasteel de Haar for 40 years

Evert has been the man behind the gardens of Kasteel

The fact that everything looks spic and span is his responsibility. But managing the gardens means more than the flower beds and lawn. In the autumn, for example, all the leaves have to be removed from the grass, otherwise they will break, he says. “And the management is also safety. Think of dead branches or falling trees. There are a lot of guests walking around here, so they shouldn’t be bothered by that.”