Make you happy with fragrant Mediterranean plants!
How do I create a Mediterranean garden?
Mediterranean plants you can use include: lavender, albizia, pomegranate and citrus. Choose fragrant plants such as jasmine or hyacinth, rosemary also fits in well. Add even more life to your backyard by putting up some flower pots (in those exotic colours) too.
Which Mediterranean plants are hardy?
A hardy palm, cork oak, fig or an old olive suit the Mediterranean atmosphere perfectly. A fig can also be led against the wall.
Which flowers for a Mediterranean garden?
When you think of a Mediterranean garden, you quickly think of plants which are commonly found around the Mediterranean. Think Tuscan jasmine, African lily, trumpet flower, passion flower, eucalyptus, olive trees, fig trees and lavender.
Which soil for Mediterranean plants?
Potting soil for Mediterranean plants
To ensure that these exotic plants can grow well, it is best to use a potting soil with clay granules. This mimics the habitat of these Mediterranean plants.
How should you prune lavender?
After flowering: as soon as the first shoots disappear, prune back 10 to 15 cm above the ground. Lavender will then flower again on the newly formed shoots. An older, woody lavender is best pruned 20 to 25 cm above the ground. This is best done with secateurs or hedge shears.