02 September 2010

Logs with Oleander


Logs, ready for winter and framed by a pink oleander, are piled up outside a house in the medieval village of Gorbio.

9 comments:

  1. someone is prepared!
    Love your photo.

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  2. I like this kind of composition and the colors are quite unusual.

    P.S. - The smaller slightly oval tomatoes you asked about are called 'Piccadilly', the bigger ones 'San Marzano'.
    You can see images of both types here.

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  3. I love the pale pink of this oleander. I've heard it is poisonous, not that I'd eat it.

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  4. Beautiful!!

    Some heating during winter is needed even in the south!

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  5. WEll that's a beautiful way to forecast winter. We won't need that for a long time. Finally a break in the extreme heat here but it's still very hot. Nice to think about cooler temps. Hope you're doing well mon amie.
    V

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  6. Beautiful, as always. :-) Did you ever post photos of Villa Hanbury? I have been looking for them on your blog but can't find any. Could I put in a request for some, please?

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  7. Jilly

    Beautiful combination, lovely pink oleander.

    Joanny

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  8. VP, thanks so much for the tomato information.

    And Cushyco, yes I do have a couple of batches of photos of the Hanbury Gardens but need more. Thanks for joggin my memory. If I find a photo or two I like, I'll put some on shortly. If not I'll have to go back and that's no hardship, it's a garden I adore. There are two photos already on the blog but weren't obvious. They are now listed under 'Villages near to Menton: La Mortola - Italy.' Just a long shot from the sea and a clematis. I think tho I'll sit down when I've xxxx hours to spare (!) and put all the garden entries under the names of the specific garden where it was taken.

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