(Italiano) Scopri tutto sulla lavanda con Francesca, responsabile dei giardini di Vignamaggio:la storia e le caratteristiche di questa profumata pianta mediterranea, ma anche qualche consiglio pratico sulla potatura e la riproduzione.
[:it]Orti e giardini[:en]Garden & Vegetables[:]
FUN FACTS ABOUT ROSEMARY
The etymology of the name Rosemary is rather poetic, meaning SEA MIST, from the Latin ROS MARINUS. The Rosemary plant thrives in coastal areas, where it grows spontaneously and luxuriantly. Rosemary is an aromatic herb that reminds us of home, a corner of the vegetable garden, the aroma of lunch being prepared in the kitchen. […]
A bouquet garni is an assortment of aromatic herbs used to season meats, broths and sauces, enhancing the flavour and fragrance of any number of different dishes. It originates in Provence, but different versions are used throughout the Mediterranean basin. The main ingredients of the traditional bouquet garni are thyme and bay leaves, but there […]
IN THE SHADE OF PETASITES
Today we went out with Francesca, manager of the Vignamaggio gardens, to explore the coolest part of the estate, in search of the petasites or butterbur, a perennial plant of the Asteracaea family. It is easy to come across these enormous herbaceous plants alongside Greve’s tributaries. They can be spotted by their huge hat-like leaves […]