Autumn in the Costa Blanca

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Autumn in the Costa Blanca
« on: November 20, 2011, 07:21:03 PM »
Some Autumn views in my garden after the rains
Jávea, Costa Blanca, Spain
Min temp 5c max temp 38c  Rainfall 550 mm 

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Re: Autumn in the Costa Blanca
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2011, 07:12:14 AM »
That all looks so wonderfully refreshed, Pamela! Here in the extreme south of Greece there was apparently some quite heavy rain about two weeks before we came out, which did bring out some autumn flowers, but it's been pretty dry since and everything still looks extremely thirsty. A light rain a few days ago did briefly bring out a few more crocuses but the colchicums are mostly hiding still, and even the cyclamen look rather starved.
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society