Inspirational Gardens – Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Italy

Inspirational Gardens – Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Italy
Inspirational Gardens – Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Italy – approach from Stresa

Magically situated, surrounded by the deep blue waters of Lake Maggiore, the gardens on the Island of Isola Bella, Borromeo family residence, is one of Italy’s most inspirational destinations and a fine example of the Italian baroque garden. Impossibly romantic and breathtakingly beautiful, the gardens of Isola Bella (which means Beautiful Island) are an absolute joy. Read more Inspirational Gardens – Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Italy

Plants for Contemporary Gardens

Contemporary Gardens - The Porsche Gardens by Flemons & Warland (cloud trees supplied by Paramount Plants)
Contemporary Gardens – The Porsche Gardens by Flemons & Warland (cloud trees supplied by Paramount Plants)

We’re pretty sure you don’t need us to tell you that modern life is stressful. We live in a fast-paced world, where everybody wants something and they want it now! With this in mind, it is all the more important to have a quiet place that you can escape to. Read more Plants for Contemporary Gardens

Claude Monet’s Gardens in Giverny

On a very hot summer day we visited the delightful Monet’s Gardens in Giverny and were mesmerised by the serenity and peaceful atmosphere. We wanted to share what we saw in the gardens with you as inspiration for your own garden along with some background information on the history of Monet and his exquisite gardens.

The Japanese-inspired Water Garden at the Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny
The Japanese-inspired Water Garden at the Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny

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