Only folks who have visited here or the folks who own the place will recognize this as the terrace.
The poppies grow in the middle of the terrace and I just let them. I know it looks really ‘weedy’ in the late afternoon when they have closed but on a sunny morning it is just glorious. The reason why you want to be in Tuscany in the Spring and early Summer. (in the back ground are my pots of marigolds. I know so common, but guess what, they do well, don’t close at night, the deer don’t mess with them and if I sprinkle enough ground red pepper on the soil the snails don’t bother them either.) (and the the 2 containers were free. Recycled from the trash bins)
This section is doing well this year. And I have even left the pansies here for now. There are coleus in there waiting for their moment to shine. (What do you think I would give for some caladiums?????)
And that perennial summer weed. Laundry hanging out to dry.