Tips on Mediterranean Garden Style

Italian peninsulamap of regions

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.

cactus

cactus

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…

plant italy

cactus italy

cactus italy

Or the infamously medicinal Aloe vera…

Aloe vera plant

Aloe vera plantAloe vera gel

These spectacular plants can be combined with other, more classic,

Mediterranean plants like…

pretty plants

pretty plants

pretty plants italy

pretty plants yellow

Or like these…

mediterranean garden

mediterranean garden

mediterranean garden

mediterranean garden

…to create original, completely Italian and low water gardens-

like these…

italian garden

cactus in garden

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…

tuscan garden

The choice is clearly… yours.

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