Garden Wisdom

"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.."  -Alfred Austin

 

 

About Me

Jeff, Gardener in Chief

Contrary to popular opinion, some people in the Hamptons enjoy getting their hands dirty. I'm a self-taught gardener in East Hampton, NY that enjoys sharing my gardening experiences and inspiration with others. Hope you enjoy my blog and galleries.

Read more about me and my garden here.

 

Follow Me By Email

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

What I'm Reading Now

A wonderfully lush garden with year-round interest.

bloglovin

Follow on Bloglovin

 

 

Blog Index
The journal that this archive was targeting has been deleted. Please update your configuration.
Navigation
« Thriving On Neglect | Main | Snow Day »
Wednesday
Feb192014

Wish You Were Here

You and me both. Still buried under snow and ice here at my Hamptons Garden.  Temperatures hovering around 32 degrees.  Freezing rain on its way according to weather forecasts.  So I thought it would be nice to mentally transport myself to the warm, sunny days I spent in Florence, Italy a few years ago.  

Here's a Waterlogue version of a photo I took at the Bardini Gardens which is one of the oldest gardens in Florence. The beautiful purple irises illuminated by the sun looked gorgeous running along the stone stairway. I can almost feel the sun on my back. Hope this picture helps warm you up a bit too today.

For more on this garden, check out my garden tour gallery: Bardini Garden Photos.

 

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>