The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

Orihuela de Segura gardens

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505. In Murcia and Orihuela de Segura a taste for fruit-gardens prevails. In every cleft of the rocks which bound the garden of the bishop of Murcia, on the mountain of Santa Catalina, a league to the south-east of the city, the Jasminum grandiflorum grows as if wild, and flowers throughout the year.