And it would dramatically shift vegetation in the region, famed for umbrella pines
, olive groves, and holm oaks.
View from the Parco degli Aranci This tranquil garden of orange trees and umbrella pines
is another location that must appear in innumerable wedding photographs.
Set in the hills above Sorrento, with views of the island Capri and a coast dotted with umbrella pines
, it's hard to imagine life here is ever hard graft.
A few silvery olive groves have also been planted for the production of high-quality oil, and the estate is also capitalising on the burgeoning worldwide demand for pine nuts by planting umbrella pines
, which thrive in the Alentejo.
Laranjal, part of the Quinta do Lago development, is a Par 72 course set among umbrella pines
and orange trees, with five lakes and a natural water course, which come into play on many of the holes.
It is a glorious summer afternoon, with cicadas creaking in the resin-scented umbrella pines
that provide a backdrop to the Roman theatre.
And who could disagree as they strolled through the shade of the cypresses and umbrella pines
high above the Tyrrhenian Sea and gazed out across the bay.
Without suffocating-- Asparagus ferns & Umbrella pines
The area will be replanted with cork oak and umbrella pines
to replace non-indigenous eucalyptus and pines.
There are seven ensuite bedrooms, a staff bedroom, caretaker's cottage, swimming pool and pool house, and gardens containing magnificent umbrella pines
and Mediterranean shrubs and trees.
Next to a little valley, the site has a canopy of umbrella pines
, the dark green spreading trees which seem emblematic of southern Africa.
For three kilometres it curves beside the bay, bordered by flowering gardens and lawns planted with palms and umbrella pines
Rated among the top courses in Europe by Golf Digest Magazine and a two-time host of the European Tour's Portuguese Open, Vila Sol is a stunning 27-hole championship course renowned for its woodland setting of umbrella pines
, fig, almond and 300 year old cork oak trees in the heart of the country's exclusive Algarve region.
Always, she offered a choice, an easy way or a more challenging route, each one amid glorious wild flowers and the classic Italian umbrella pines
The aesthetics of the course have also been significantly improved; set amongst umbrella pines
, lakes and wild flowers, it is beautiful from almost any view.