Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Mediterranean Courtyard - For the Great Life

The Mediterranean Courtyard provides a place for life to be lived,
and as such must fulfill many roles....
It can be a place of comfort, a quiet haven, a shady retreat for an afternoon siesta,
a setting to eat in the cool of the evening.

It is a place in which one can prepare food
 and grow herbs for seasoning savory meals...

TIP: Wattling or the weaving of willows for garden perimeters
 is quite Mediterranean..and fun also
A courtyard must be beautiful,
and often with the most uncomplicated of layouts.

The Mediterranean Courtyard can be quite small....
but even though small, still quite effective.

TIP: See how a few small pots with topiary create a European feel to this court- yard?

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