Category Archives: Plants & Gardening

The Art of growing and cultivating plants: vegetables, flowers, fruits and ornamental plants. Focusing on eco friendly and sustainable techniques: guerrilla gardening, vertical gardens, edible yards, garden art, and more.

Wallflowers

Art tells a story. The story here is about a white wall that someone felt the need to cover with flowers. The story here is about that someone and the reason why they painted these flowers. Maybe it was because … Continue reading

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Peaches from my Balcony Garden

A few years ago, I threw some peach pits in a balcony flower pot and voilà, one turned into a tree. It was an unexpected surprise. -30-

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My Balcony Jungle

Yuccas dominate my balcony garden. But, thanks to the lockdown, I’ve been trying to grow food as well. In the foreground is a lemon tree I started from seed. It has yet to produce lemons, not even one flower. Keith … Continue reading

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Balcony garden update

The weather in Rome has been fantastic making it all the more difficult to stay indoors with the lockdown. Luckily, we have a balcony and I have decided to spend more time there than on internet. The sun is a … Continue reading

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The Garden of Eden on a Balcony

In the U.S. more people have died of the coronavirus than from the September 11 massacre. In Italy, we’ve reached a plateau indicating that things are getting better. Unfortunately, because so many parents are freaking out having to stay inside … Continue reading

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