Fiori di Sambuco e Stridoli

Despite the rainy Spring we’ve been having so far, there are two signs reminding me that the season is slowly moving forward: fiori di Sambuco (Elderberry flowers) and Stridoli (a spontaneous herb). I remember, growing up, collecting herbs and fruits with my uncle Ilario. He was a sailor for many years and loved to tell me stories… Read More Fiori di Sambuco e Stridoli

We have plants in the ground!

Appropriately after dancing around the May Pole and celebrating Spring we’re starting to plant. We’re actually not far behind the rest of the valley since the weather has been frightful, with heavy rain falling far later than usual and even hail yesterday.  We’ve been able to plant in the new “synergic beds” we built in… Read More We have plants in the ground!