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for the glowing review! "Go ask Alice ... where all the best vineyard gardens are. She's an erudite charmer; you'll have fun!"

Garden Travel

Majorelle Garden .. Jardin Majorelle

Majorelle Garden Yellow Planter .. Striking Play of Shadows

Magical Morocco, a country where magnificent landscapes unfold. Cities rich with history and culture beckon travelers, while expats from the far corners are lured to put down roots. And in Marrakech… garden lovers discover the world renowned Jardin Majorelle.

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Islamic Gardens

Gift of Persia: Moorish, Mughal, Mediterranean Influence on California Gardens

Fountains Nishat Bagh Mughal Gardens: Wikipedia by Mckay Savage

Anticipating with great enthusiasm the latest offering in the 2011 Ruth Bancroft Horticultural Series. The seminar, presented by the Ruth Bancroft Garden and The Garden Conservancy is enticingly titled: Gift of Persia: Exotic Gardens for California, on Friday July 15th at The Gardens at Heather Farm. Gift of Persia: Exotic Gardens for California will look at the influence of Moorish, Mughal, and Mediterranean garden architecture on contemporary California gardens.

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Historic Gardens

Alhambra & Generalife Gardens, Spain

Generalife The Patio de la Acequia Photo © Alice Joyce

Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens: An unforgettable profusion of roses and refreshing water features appear at every turn when you experience the beauty of this World Heritage Site under a brilliant azure sky on a day in Spring.

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