Herb Garden Fall Beauty

Italian cooking with herbs

Punctual every October – these gorgeous, delicate pineapple sage flowers appear, gracing our herb garden at Genius Loci Umbria.  We use them to festively decorate the breakfast platters or the guests’ individual breakfast tables.

lavender in Umbrian cooking

Contrasting beautifully, and quite strikingly, are the deep purple English lavender flowers,

Umbrian lavender

just as intriguingly gorgeous as dried flowers!

Italian herbs - lemon balm

What would fruit salad be without the perennial Italian lemon balm?

Do we need a reminder that every season holds its unique beauty –  all we need to do is take the time to notice….