Did Count Dracula have a garden? In the movie version, he seduced a victim in one—close enough. With Halloween looming, our thoughts naturally hover, bat-like, over Transylvania.
Beyond vampires, this bucolic region of central Romania is known for its picturesque villages, a rich agricultural history (nearly one third of the country’s population is employed in the farming industry), and its eerily strong hold over Prince Charles (the royal highness has a vacation guesthouse in the Transylvanian village of Zalànpatak).
Here are 10 garden ideas to steal from Transylvania:
Mossy MysteryAbove: A moss-covered entryway at Bran Castle in Transylvania. Photograph by Jason Ramos via Flickr.
With its forbidding stone…