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.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Greve's Annual Flower Market
Greve in Fiore
Once a year at the beginning of May Greve's beautiful piazza is enhanced by serried ranks of flowering plants.
Most of the selection is bright and cheerful if unexciting, but a few stalls offer something different.
stall specializing in salvias...
...and interesting perennials
In past years there have been clematis specialists, excellent herb selections and a stall with cottage-garden perennials (unusual here) but