"You know as well as I do that the light in Barcelona is quite different from the light in Tokyo. And, the light in Tokyo is different from that in Prague. A truly great structure, one that is meant to stand the tests of time never disregards its environment. A serious architect takes that into account. He knows that if he wants presence, he must consult with nature. He must be captivated by the light. Always the light. Always. - Roses and fountains. White Gardens, Rose, Linens Blog, Inspiration Gardens, Patinas Farms, Architects, Gardens Inspiration, Gardens Fountain, Cypress Trees
Lily of the Valley.... Return of happiness, purity of heart, sweetness, tears of the Virgin Mary, you've made my life complete, humility, happiness, love's good fortune. The legend of the lily of the valley is that it sprang from Eve's tears when she was kicked out of the Garden of Eden. It is also believed that this flower protects gardens from evil spirits. Also known as the flower of May.
Part of the historic Alhambra fortress complex in Granada, Spain, the Palacio de Generalife houses the Sultan's Garden. Lush, orderly, and peaceful, the Sultan's Garden is widely considered the finest example in all of Andalusia of the Persian-style garden.