A Mediterranean Orchard in the City of Madrid
by Meye Maier
For the full text of this article see The Mediterranean Garden No 59, January 2010
Almond blossom in the Estate of the Windmills.
Nineteenth-century reservoirs in the park.
Art deco steps and pond.
Fountain in the manner of Jean Claude Nicolas Forestier.
Irrigation canal through the meadows and irises.
Couple of echoing art deco fountains in front of the house.
The iris collection seen through the oaks.
Windmill and water tower.
End of April: the irises and the art deco house in the distance.
Pinus pinea and Syringa vulgaris ‘Madame Lemoine’