Garden in Umbria

How to ...

I don’t pretend to know everything about gardening and indeed I have had no formal training, but here are some tips on how to go about some jobs in the garden that are a bit different from what you might do in a more gentle climate.

  • Prune Roses

  • Trim Grasses

  • Trim Shrubs

  • Divide Irises

  • Planting

  • Gravel Garden

  • Build a Swimming Pond

Many of these articles first appeared in the Castiglione del Lago monthly newsletter “Qua e là” edited by Priscilla Worsley

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