Jardin Toledo 2009: detalle plantación patio. Jardín mediterraneo, grava, jardín seco. Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean garden.

Have to go with xeriscaping and low water in the cottage garden. Like these plants in the Jardin Toledo Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean garden.

Shutters, maybe "fake" ones for the basement outdoor wall.

A garden is a wonderful place to sit outdoors. You can sit and do many things like drink tea or coffee and read. The green colour of plants helps you relax and the clean air makes you comfortable. I wish to sit in this same place.

Sugestão de SilMez  Mesmo pequeno, use um espaço no seu terreno...Um convite ao convívio...Pérlogas ou caramanchão, como se dizia antigamente.

Under the Tuscan Sun: 30 Outdoor Dining in Tuscany

Potted lemon trees at the Villa Medici di Castello, Tuscany, Italy

Cycle Toscana. Discover Tuscany by bike, stress free

Potted lemon trees in terracotta pots - Villa Medici di Castello, Tuscany, Italy. Could anything be more beautiful?

Backyard Designs: Step Into an Oasis - Southern Living

🌳 61 Magical-Secret Garden Paths

Backyard Designs: Step Into an Oasis - Southern Living

Northern Italy, By FotoAmore Photography, Inc; www.fotoamore.com NOTE: this was cropped from my original foto by an unauthorized person.

The Giardini di Giusti (Giusti Gardens) were planted in 1580 to surround the Villa Giusti, in Padua, Verona – northern Italy.

Informal Tuscan Garden, easy plants for me to grow

Alternative to a highly controlled garden treatment - informal Tuscan Garden (Bella Terra Garden Design)

Frederic Fekkai's home in Provence - great lesson in scale

Fekkai and Von Wulffen with their children Philip and Cecilia on the entrance-court steps, which are flanked by boxwood in monumental Anduze pots. The house’s façade features a traditional Provençal ocher finish and gray shutters.

Garden entrance with boxwood hedges, white roses and a decidedly Mediterranean feel.

A series of garden rooms serves as an Alabama couple’s passport to old-world beauty—in their own backyard

Italian Patio Landscaping: Arched entries and a water feature make this patio a Tuscan-style living area. From HGTVRemodels.com

This fabulous courtyard finds its charm in its Mediterranean roots. Flagstone and grass pattern the ground, fabulous tall and skinny evergreens frame the home and a lovely square pond centers and calms the space.