The welcome to the New Year in Italy has involved snow, wind and freezing temperatures; not really auspicious for a vase of flowers picked from the garden to join with Cathy at Rambling in the garden. Continue reading
Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent (what happened to November, I have no idea, it seems only yesterday that it was the end of September) so of course today’s flowers must respect the tradition and so I’m sharing my Advent crown with you today. Continue reading
Welcome to Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, where we celebrate all kinds of foliage, green, evergreen, silver, gold or red.
As the forecast for today wasn’t great I decided to photograph the garden on Wednesday. The first images were taken in the morning when there was a weak wintery sun. I selected some parts of the garden that for some reason are rarely featured or are the background to some feature I wish to talk about.
Just as I was beginning to write I glanced out of the kitchen window and saw that the late afternoon sun was illuminating the garden. I grabbed the camera, and managed to capture a few magic moments. Continue reading