The photographs included in this post and the next were taken in my garden four days ago (4 March) and provide a colourful prelude to the season ahead.
In Spring, the orchards of Ibiza are carpeted with wild flowers.
Perhaps the most beautifully ‘designed’ flower in the Spring garden is the Aquilegia. For balance of shapes, clarity of lines, elegance and lightness it is unsurpassed.
(Previously posted in May 2011)
The Sango Kaku (the Coral Bark bush) is bursting into life at this time. Its pale, almost lime green leaves fringed with red, provide a delightful contrast with the deep coral bark.