Tag Archive: Garden

Giardino Giusti

  Cross a bridge over the Adige to a sparsely trafficked corner of Verona, and you’re rewarded with a patch of green that evokes glamour, mystique, and corteggiamento – courtship. This living artscape, the Giardino Giusti,… Continue reading

Washington, DC: Capitol Building & Botanic Gardens

Is that the Capitol Building? Oh let’s do pay a visit. We are, after all, in the nation’s capital; it’s only appropriate we see where legislation is passed, and where transformative history has… Continue reading

Parque Francisco Alvarado, Zarcero

  On the way to La Fortuna’s geological wonders, one might drive into a sort of fairy-tale landscape that feels almost European. It could merely be because the air is cooler than in… Continue reading

San Francisco, California: The Palace of Fine Arts

Can you guess what day it is? Show-and-Tell Monday! Can you also guess what Crissy Field in San Francisco used to be? I’d never have thunk it either: Crissy Field was formerly a… Continue reading

An Afternoon at Hakone

Tucked away in the Saratoga hills, away from the bustle of Silicon Valley, you’ll find a Japanese garden where turtles bask lazily in the sun and colorful Koi fish race under a quaint… Continue reading

Green Thumb

Back in April, my CMO brought dozens of young tomato plants into the office. She’d grown too many at home, she said, and was giving away all sorts of varieties to any takers.… Continue reading