Thursday, August 26, 2010

Protecting Lemons

In Italy, centuries ago, when a late freeze threatened the lemon crop,
smudge pots were lit.


saving the lemons.
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Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
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Pic taken last week in Athens, GA, same garden as the previous post. The gardener purchased these smudge pots in Italy.

7 comments:

BWS said...

Lovely!!

La Maison Fou said...

Love these....
Thanx for leaving a comment!
Leslie

Terry said...

They must have had some tasty lemons.

Christine B. said...

So that's the solution to my late freeze problem! Of course, a lemon wouldn't be caught dead in this part of the country....

Christine in Alaska

Babs said...

Lovely combination of form and function. Lucky garden to have such beautiful ornaments. Is the garden open to the public? Thanks.

sandrajonas.com said...

That is stunning!! I never saw these in Italy...I would have one if I did!

Mary Jo said...

I want one.