Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Lost in paradise

Yesterday we were fortunate to be invited to cruise around a friend's friend's garden in the lower alpine slopes.  Endless recommendations were shared but unfortunately no pen and paper to hand meant that valuable knowledge disappeared into the ether.

One of many veg beds


Gleditsia - the only plant name we remembered of these photos!



Amazing conifer - small leaves; grows into beautiful huge cone shape

Very prolific rose

Authentic date plant - we were told


Clever use of discarded ski poles


The most beautiful dusky pink

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