I was just looking through my photos from our recent trip to Italy and realised there were still photos to share! While I wish I could have stopped for a better look at some of the kitchen gardens we whizzed by while travelling, we did see some gorgeous plants and gardens along the way.
The monks’ garden at the abbey of Sant’Antimo.
This is an Italian community garden in Buonconvento, a nice little town in Tuscany.
I don’t know what flowers these are, but they certainly caught my eye:
Pretty flowers in Pienza, I think.
More pretty flowers.
I was intrigued by the dual coloured sets of petals on these flowers.
More unnamed, pretty flowers.
These, I remember, were growing in an alley in Buonconvento.
The eye-opener for me were these different varieties of succulents that were growing extremely well in a hill town in Tuscany. I tend to associate succulents with desert climates, but this was far from that.
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