Monthly Archives: February 2011

Yesss, I got an Honorable Mention in Gardening Gone Wild’s Picture Contest! The pictured I entered is the one above, but slightly cropped, the post is here. Congratulations to the others who placed and the winner!

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As long as it would have meant the kind of beautiful weather we had until Friday. The mornings especially have been beautiful, but unfortunately I’ve had to go to work and then today it was overcast, but also a lot warmer. Warmer (-7°C …) is nice, but the morning mist with a lot of frost […]

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The Villa Borghese is not so much a villa as it is a giant and beautiful park in Rome.  There is of course an actual villa, which in France would be called a chateau and in several other places a palace. Most of the showy planting is around the building in question and behind a […]

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It so cold here that I am almost losing hope of ever seeing spring again, but until then, some browsing in my photo album might help. I  went on a garden tour to Italy last spring with my local garden society. The tour was organized very well by the Swedish company Rosebud Tours.   We visited quite […]

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This picture is for the Gardening Gone Wild   Picture This Photo Contest , this is a direct link to the pic as I have right click disabled on this site. ’Genius loci’ is the theme for Gardening Gone Wild’s picture contest this month. I like the theme, it was always central to me when I had my gardening […]

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