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
Month: March 2016
WordPress Wednesday – One day my prince will come
Wordless Wednesday – joy!
In a vase on Monday – Pasquetta
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
Garden bloggers’ foliage day – March
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
In a vase on Monday – Bringing spring indoors
A beautiful sunny Monday helps a little with the photographs for our weekly challenge of finding flowers from our gardens to bring indoors to enjoy for the week in response to Cathy at Rambling in the garden’s challenge. Continue reading
Natives in the mountains
There are different flowers growing here in the mountains of the Arno valley near Florence.
There are white and the usual pink plus some that are obviously hybrids.
Masses of Honesty growing under the trees.
I also found this blue bell, all on its own, this is the first bluebell I’ve ever seen here. Sorry the image is sideways due to my lack of practice posting from my phone.
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
In a vase on Monday – Irises
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 a vase on Monday – Pretty in pink
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