Updates from the hills of Tuscany, a restored farmhouse in Chianti, midway between Florence and Siena. We write about local history and culture, life in Tuscany, the seasonal changes, pleasures of the garden and country kitchen, local stories and encounters with wildlife.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Primula or Polyanthus, Primula Hortensis, Primula!
Your native cousins primula vulgaris or primroses will be appearing before too long beside the streams and in the woods at Le Ripe, but I am impatient and couldn't resist your splash of cheering colour on a winter's day.