A Cork Tree?

Posted on November 23, 2013. Filed under: Plants, Switzerland, Travel | Tags: , , , , |

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One of the surprising and fabulous plantings of the Promenade Fleuri in Montreux, Switzerland along Lake Geneva.  I have never seen a cork tree before!  I was amazed by all the tropical plants growing here.  Maybe there is a micro-climate around the lake?

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Montreux, Switzerland

Posted on September 26, 2013. Filed under: Switzerland, Travel | Tags: , , |

Travel - Montreux 4Montreux, Switzerland is a sweet town on the northern shore of Lake Geneva.  We took a stroll along its promenade dotted with fabulous plantings, sculpture, and repurposed objects used in landscaping.

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It was a beautiful day and many people came out to enjoy the atmosphere.

Travel - Montreux 3 Unfortunately, I had just arrived in Europe, and it was really the last thing I wanted to do.  Usually when I get to Europe the first thing I do is take just a little nap.  This helps me to readjust my body clock.  Because I didn’t plan this trip, much was out of my control.  Lesson learned!

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