Mediterranean Style Gardens

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The Italian Peninsula is long, as I've mentioned before. It runs from cool mountain ranges in the north (the Dolomites), which host wild azaleas and delphiniums- to scorching, baron, almost desert like terrains in the south, hosting some spectacular wild cacti and succulents.

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This, essentially, North African climate is able to support many of the beautiful cacti and succulents from all over the world, like the magnificently architectural Agave ferox...

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Or the infamously medicinal Aloe vera...

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These spectacular plants can be combined with other, more classic, Mediterranean plants like...

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Or like these...

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...to create original, completely Italian and low water gardens- like these...

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Or one can choose to combine all of these styles, add some romantic touches like roses and lavender and come up with something like this...

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The choice is clearly... yours.

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