5 Italian Gardens Inspired by Women

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 03:16
 The Villa Carlotta garden
The Villa Carlotta garden, Tremezzo

La Primavera brings us outdoors to revel in the delights of Italy’s gardens. Here Mamma Nature is tamed to glorious effect, with each spot reflecting the unique character of its creator.

These five beauties were inspired one way or another by women:

Gardens of Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore

In 1632, Carlo III Borromeo decided to transform one of his family’s Lake Maggiore islands from a barren rock into a formal estate and dedicate it to his wife-to-be, Isabella D'Adda, a b

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