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Cveta’s Delightful Mediterranean Style Garden

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Born in Macedonia, 1600 meters above sea level Cveta enjoyed the Mediterranean mountain climate and the beautiful gardens everyone was growing. So when she build a house here in the States, she decided to create a Mediterranean style garden to remind her of her childhood.

Mediterranean style garden

When she built her home, she wanted to look at something pleasant in her backyard, so she went to work to create a beautiful Mediterranean garden just like the ones she used to see at home.

So, after building the house, there was a hill of dirt left in the back, and some stone. The house is sitting on the lower slope, so Cveta decided to start moving dirt and rocks to the back of the yard to stop water from coming into the yard.

I love how she created a circle in the middle, and small curbs on both sides. Looks like a beautiful park setting.

Mediterranean Style Garden Flowers

She planted lily and phlox in rows of 80 in the back of the garden.

Beautiful lilies at the back of the garden

She planted a few colors of lilies: orange, yellow, and white. Here’s how to grow asiatic lilies: beautiful!

Yellow lily flowers

Then she bought some Stella D’oro lilies from a Chicago show.

Stella D'oro dailily

Later, as she found new flowers she liked, she added them to her gardens.

Cveta planted all kinds of hostas, irises, tulips, daffodils, tall phlox, lavender, cone-flowers, and many others she doesn’t even the name of 😉

Beautiful tall phlox

Pretty phlox.

lavender bush

I can only imagine walking through Cveta’s garden with all these beautiful flowers! I love brushing against lavender bushes: the aroma is heavenly.

Of course, like every Mediterranean style garden, Cveta’s garden has a grapevine.

Grapevine full of ripe grapes. YUM!

She didn’t stop with flowers. She planted some shrubs and a vegetable garden too. As flowers and shrubs come alive this spring, Cveta will share more pictures of her garden.

Spring flowers: white hyacinth and daffodils

I love hyacinths! They smell do good! And the daffodils make me happy. All yellow flowers make me happy 😉

Her Mediterranean style garden is gorgeous and even though it took a long time to create, she’ll have it for years to come.

A beautiful garden takes time but gives back so much more than your time investment.

More Mediterranean garden pictures from Cveta’s garden

Mediterranean garden bordering a rock path

Beautiful curb appeal created by the rock path and yellow toned flowers.

Raised rock flower garden

Lovely warm colors everywhere, and a bit of variation with the tiny purple flowers in the pot.

Beautiful circular rock wall with flowers

Another look at her rock wall.

Mediterranean garden flowers

More of the beautiful flowers in this gorgeous garden: roses in the front yard, a jasmine pergola, and so many more….

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