Close up and personal at Castello di Celsa

Here is a a quick photo-study of Celsa – a castle and grounds near Siena, Italy.  I visited earlier this year.  If you want to do the same,   check their website www.castellodicelsa.com to make an appointment.  Should  anyone get to the 5th image, I would love to know what that flashy butterfly is called….

More of these wild and woolly gardens

It is really a write-on from my post of August 7th about the serendipity of visiting two gardens back to back that are in wild contrast.  I just love it when this happens as it is food for thought about what appeals and what style or mood we might want to cultivate in our own…