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Here is another lovely photo sent in by Heloise over at Costa Tropical Rentals Spain..if you are interested in a property in the area, she is listed in my blog roll.  Enjoy.. and thanks again Heloise!

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Was traveling around on my scooter today running errands when I saw this beautiful pampas grass.. I have seen the white before, but never purple.


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This is just one of the many plant and flower lined streets up in the old town.  This particular street is the one that leads to the Castle entrance. This is of course looking down the street.

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Remember this banana tree from months back, well look at her now!

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I photographed this fantastic plant yesterday, I may have altered the colors somewhat.

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This isn’t really my garden, but I think of it as MY garden, because it is a place I love to work on. I live in the town, and we basically have no outside space, so when I get the urge to garden, which is often, I take myself to Villa Renna and tend to my flowers and herbs. Here are a couple of photos of what is going on in the garden at the moment.

Thats Agapanthus above and my flowering sage below..if you click the pics, you will get a larger view of these two little beauties.

The name agapanthus is derived from the Greek ‘agape’, meaning love, and ‘anthos’, flower. The plants are native to South Africa and were brought back to Europe in the seventeenth century by the first European settlers when they stopped in the cape to replenish their supplies. Agapanthus africanus was first introduced to Europe in 1679. Its origins in the cooler temperatures of the Western Cape, made it an ideal candidate for exporting.

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