Lake Como – Villas on the Lake

Did you know Lake Como is only about an hour's ride from Milan? There are numerous grand villas that line Lake Como.  Taking the slow ferry gives you a glimpse at a few! Villa on the lake This screams Italy to me! Villa Balbianello in Lenno is one of the most scenic residences on the lake and is famous for its

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Lake Como – Bellagio – Villa Melzi

If you visit Bellagio be sure not to miss the famous gardens of Villa Melzi. The gardens are open to the public but the 19th century neoclassical villa is not. It is said these gardens were a favorite spot for Franz Lizst, the famous composer and pianist and quite possibly where he wrote one of his most famous pieces, 'Dante Symphony'. This Villa was built

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Time to Order those Bulbs!

Okay I know you are thinking: WHAT!!! It's still summer, but in many parts of the country bulbs go in the garden in the fall from late September until frost so start perusing those catalogs now and get your orders in.  If you have favorites, you'll want to order them quickly in case those special bulbs get sold out! If you are on Instagram you

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