014 - Spain - Sevilla - Casas de la Juderia hotel
In the old jewish quarter of Seville is the hotel Casas de la Juderia. It is made up from six or seven houses each with their own small courtyard garden. The Moorish influence can be seen in all the gardens. The houses have always been linked by underground passages that run through the basements of each house; and provided a means of escape during the days of persecution. Those of you accessing this photograph via Pinterest might like to give credit to the photographer.
Part 2 Gardens with an Uneven Terrain
Today, I am going to show you two properties where each of the designers had the challenge of creating a beautiful garden on two steeply sloping ravines. In the first garden, the ravine literally cuts the property in two on the diagonal. As you can see from this first image, the property falls off dramatically just off the back deck. The task was then to link the back garden with the other side of the ravine. This is a very quick, not-to-scale plan of the garden just to give you a clearer…