Scrolling through the photos of 2022 on my phone, I am in awe of all the places I got to travel this past year. Italy, Portugal, England, France the United States! Gardens, museums, beautiful places, so many special moments with loved ones and like-minded friends. All these photos bring a smile on my face and warm my heart, lift my mood and make me grateful. Here I share three highlights, three luminous moments that stand out, where not only my eyes but all my senses were engaged, creating a...
Sometimes miracles do happen. For instance, when a pandemic has caused the world and your business to grind to a halt and, amid travel bans and border closures, you are still able to organize and lead a garden tour to Venice.
Kalmthout Arboretum, not far from Antwerp, is home to one of the largest collections of Witch Hazels in the world.
From early January to the end of February, when they are in full bloom, walk the
and discover the many specimens grown here at their best.
A region full of promise for nature lovers and gardeners alike. Botanical wonders, breathtaking seascapes, beaches in hidden coves, Cornwall does not disappoint. Discover five gardens for a quick getaway.
Villa del Balbianello, in Lenno on Lake Como, is undoubtedly one of the greatest Garden Villas on the lake and a must-see when you are in the area.
The site is a rocky promontory jutting out into the lake. It is steep and all around there is forest. From a distance, as you approach from the lake, you can see the rock face and the dark green of the trees. It is not hard to imagine why Franciscan monks would choose this place to establish a monastery in the 13th century. Ora et labora.