As you have read my husband had a knee replacement three weeks; as part of his recovery programme he needs to walk a little further each day. Yesterday I took the camera with me as the lane verges are now bursting into life. Continue reading
Here in Italy Easter Monday, known as Pasquetta (or little Easter), is the day when everyone goes out into the country traditionally for the first picnic of the year. However for as long as we’ve been in Italy the day has always been cold and sometimes wet too! We have friends coming to lunch (indoors) so some special flowers to celebrate the season were needed. Continue reading
Welcome and my apologies for the late appearance of Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. So much to do in so little time (as they say). Continue reading
There are different flowers growing here in the mountains of the Arno valley near Florence.
A very happy spring equinox to you all.
I have been absent from My Hesperides Garden on and off for the last 10 days. As some of you will have read in my comments to Monday’s vase post my husband is in hospital. He has had knee replacement surgery and is now following the hospital’s rigorous physiotherapy programme. Continue reading
Monday is the time to join with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden where she asks us to find something in our gardens to bring indoors to enjoy. Continue reading
In the last week I’ve seen many trees in blossom including, amazingly, some Magnolia, even for central Italy the beginning of March is very early. But these were in gardens so I wasn’t able to pick any of them for today’s vase. Continue reading