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Tasting fresh honey in the comb at Parco dell’Etna via Instagram [Photo]

  from Biodynamic honey farmer Giuseppe Caruso Tasting fresh honey in the comb at Parco dell’Etna #italy #sicily #travel #food #honey via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: We’ve been eating fresh green beans from the garden like these – along with tomatoes and more – every day of our trip #garden […]

A Minute in the (Sicilian) Garden 39: Flowers in the Family Garden

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook A quick view of the family garden in Mascalucia, Catania, Sicily, Italy   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! […]

Garden Decor: Garden Window and other great ideas from House and Garden UK

Discover more winder ideas and photos in this article from House and Garden UK The Secret Garden When the owners of this Cotswolds house bought it, it was a bland Twenties reconstruction of a seventeenth-century house that had burnt down. They and their architect set about rebuilding it, reconnecting it with its gardens and wider […]

Noted: Garden Visit: An Enchanted Garden in Sweden by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista

Garden Visit: An Enchanted Garden in Sweden by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista One would expect to find lavish gardens surrounding the stone castle-turned-hotel called Häringe Slott, near Stockholm. And one would not be disappointed: Above: Located on the edge of a nature preserve a half-hour drive from Stockholm, the Häringe estate’s sprawling gardens date to […]

Noted: A Secret Garden in the Middle of Regent’s Park in London by Kendra Wilson from Gardenista

A Secret Garden in the Middle of Regent’s Park in London by Kendra Wilson from Gardenista Usually secrets don’t stay secret for very long. That’s why I was genuinely worried that my “secret garden” in central London would be gone, ruined, or not secret any more, when I went back after an absence of nine […]

Video: Beechgrove Garden starts 2014 season

Once of my favorite gardening shows, align with the BBC’s Gardeners World. Check it out for yourself in this YouTube video below. From the Beechgrove web site… For most of the country, it’s waders rather than wellies that are essential kit to get gardening this spring. Beechgrove is back and Jim McColl, Carole Baxter, George […]

Link Focus: Book Review: The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto from The Patient Gardener’s Weblog

Book Review: The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto from The Patient Gardener’s Weblog The best book reviews give us a clear indication why we should read a book, its pros, its cons, its faults and its triumphs. Even more, it should entice us to read the book on our own, unsatisfied with the small […]

Link Focus: Garden | Garden Bridge Over The Thames Moves Forward from Londonist

Garden | Garden Bridge Over The Thames Moves Forward from Londonist London, as busy a city as it is, already has some wonderful gardens and parks throughout the city. I was so pleased when I was able to walk from Westminster back to Kensington almost continuously in parks and under shady trees. That said, every […]

Garden Vocabulary: Parterre

Parterre gardens, with their air of formality, aren’t for everyone, but I would guess it is one of the most popular garden styles even today, long after its first invention. Today’s gardens, especially here in the US, tend to lean towards more casual styles, but you will see elements of the parterre garden style in […]

Garden History: Our roots are strong and deep – Tree Roots, Saint-Cloud, Eugène Atget

Most of us well only ever see our gardens in youth and, perhaps, middle age. It is only in other’s gardens — those created long before us — that we can truly witness deep and long garden history. This photo from the famous photographer, Eugène Atget, shows just how deep garden roots can go. While these […]