Tag Archives: spring in Umbria

15 May 2018

Gaps have opened up in the garden beds along the terrace outside the kitchen: Ceanothus have inexplicably withered; even well mulched Agapanthus liquified in super-cold weather over the winter. I’ve bought these beauties to fill the voids, but when oh when am … Continue reading

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24 March 2017

The A1 motorway just north of Naples is lined with seedy light industry with few signs of industriousness, and straggly retail parks more apt to make you accelerate away than stop and buy. But at this time of year it … Continue reading

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10 June 2013

     And what of my garden? Sometimes I forget – as I ramble off on interminable tangents – that what I originally set out to write about here are the trials and joys of gardening in Umbria. This is (I was … Continue reading

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