Gardening Tutorials in Tuscany

Face it: you are animal, they are vegetable. You can kill enough plants to figure out how they work, or you can take a course and keep them happy.

portrait piussi in torrigiani My father is a forester and ecologist, my aunt has a plant nursery, and I've been playing with plants for as long as I can remember. You'd think I was born with green fingers but no, they were mainly muddy.… Read on

History of Gardens

Garden designs have developed over centuries to reflect people's beliefs, social structure and needs, and in response to plants and climate.

secret garden villa borgese {sidenote1} Human life is impossible without plant life, thus nature is the lifeblood of civilization, and gardens form an essential part of every creation myth. Understanding Nature's rythms, taming it or living in balance with it, selecting useful and beautiful… Read on

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