Garden

Medicinal Herbs from Italy
Tuesday, August 26TH, 2008 by
Useful Healing Herbs in Italy medicinal plant in italy When we think of the level of sanitation and medical care in Roman times we often imagine a somewhat dark age, where common ailments would manifest themselves into serious, life-threatening diseases with little hope of a...
MOON GARDENS IN ITALY
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
How to Design a Moon Garden in Italy Italy is really the ideal place to create a moon garden with it's clear, warm moonlit nights and the vast array of perfumed Mediterranean plants at the garden designer's disposal. A moon garden is simply a garden, designed to enjoy at night, based...
Pruning Italian Plants
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
How to Prune Mediterranean Plants For many of us the thought of a helpless plant having its limbs hacked off by a human evokes a sense of horror and the feeling that the poor plant is suffering a terrible, un-natural ordeal in the process. However by leaving certain plants...
Italian Vegetable Garden
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
Advice for making an Italian Herb Garden Anyone who was lucky enough to witness the infamous "Chelsea flower show", just weeks ago in the heart of London will have witnessed the unprecedented increase in the use of vegetables in the ornamental garden i.e. pea plants growing,...
The Italian Cypress Tree
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
The Facts, Cultivation and History of One of Italy's Most Famous Trees Cypress trees in group in Tuscany The Cypress Tree Latin Name: Cupressus sempervirens Country of Origin: Persia/Syria Height: 20 to 25m Uses: Windbreak, furniture/coffin making,...
Linking Areas in Italian Gardens
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
Connecting Areas of the Italian Garden By now a rough idea of the final garden design should be emerging; you have hopefully decided on which style the garden will adopt, where your formal area will be, where you would like to create your garden rooms, informal areas...
Eating Al Fresco
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
Advice on Designing an Italian Garden Room ecoLogica: Before finally deciding on a structural layout for your garden consider the idea of dividing up your green space into a series of 'Garden rooms'. Even the smallest of green spaces can de divided into...
How to Plant Italian Gardens
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
Planting and Designing Italian Gardens ecoLogica: Having decided upon a style for our Outdoor room and regardless of whether it will be styled on a Renaissance villa or a rustic Tuscan landscape we can now really begin getting excited at the prospect of actually designing a...
Recipe for The Stinging Nettle
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
An Italian Recipe For Stinging Nettle with Gnocchi There are very few gardeners, or children that have not had battles with the common yet ingenious stinging nettle, but there is more to this plant than may first meet the eye. Urtica dioica is a very common and widespread plant that...
Pope's Palace in Italy
Monday, August 25TH, 2008 by
A Hidden Renaissance Palace in Tuscany palace in italy The area surrounding Montalcino has been famed for centuries by artists and poets for its beautiful yet peaceful landscapes, comprising of soft rolling valleys and lightly peppered with olive groves and vineyards of superior...

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