10.06.15 Le Jardin Secret, Marrakech - IV

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Photo by Tom Stuart-Smith Ltd

Planting continues on site as the green water rills are being constructed.

Aerial view of the garden at the start of the planting with the tall Xeriphytic plants positioned.

The setting out of the planting in the exotic garden nearly complete.

Construction of the rill in the Islamic garden using green enamel covered terracotta tiles known locally as zellige.

A ground level view of the Islamic garden looking across the Olive and Orange trees prior to underplanting.

Underplanting of the Orange trees in the Islamic garden.

Aerial views of the garden after shade cloth had been erected to reduce the temperature of the new planting. The daytime temperature during the planting was 42 degrees.