Author: Tarcisio Barison

Tarcisio Barison is an Italian head gardener, senior landscaper and arboriculturist, a former entrepreneur in public green maintenance, environmental restoration and forestry. Previously head gardener at Poggio Torselli, he now primarily works in private historic gardens, both in Veneto and Tuscany.
May 8, 2014

Poggio Torselli and the truly Italian garden

Poggio Torselli twinkles from its hilltop location just outside Florence. The first time I came to work at this prestigious place, listed among the Great Italian Gardens, I was surprised that even the chatty Florentine bus drivers were unaware of it, yet it only takes 20 minutes to get here,