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, March 20, 2013
March at Le Ripe
Wild plums and almonds,
the first trees to flower at Le Ripe
almond blossom -prunus amygdalus - mandorlo
wild plum blossom - prunus domestica syriaca - susino mirabelle sprinkles the hills with white in March