One Thing – Ninfa

Is Ninfa, as is so often claimed, the most romantic garden in the world? Click here to hear my view

One Thing – Ninfa

Latest in my (visually slightly dodgy) video series on gardens of the world, and the one thing they do best.

Why not join me later this year when I next visit Ninfa with Ross Garden Tours?  Check out the itinerary here

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Me? Overthinking?

OK, I’m seriously overthinking this.  I’ve been sitting here for an hour or so on a balcony overlooking an ancient sidestreet in Verona, trying to find an engaging angle on a particular garden that I’m capable of navigating in this over-tired, over-wrought state.   Continue reading

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that other Italian garden..

I’m still not ready to leave Italy, and following a point made in my earlier Italian garden post, I want to indulge in some impressions of Villa Gamberaia, just out of Florence.   There’s been so, so much written about it over the last couple of hundred years, that there surely can’t be anything original left to say. Continue reading

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What is it about Italian gardens?

I’m fresh back from my first trip to Italy.  I can’t remember ever being so infatuated with another country..  But I want to skip over the temptation to write a whole lot of gushing generalities, and go straight to one garden Continue reading

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