At Easter time wild flowers are everywhere on Corfu — road sides, walls, abandoned lots … The first half are from slopes of Mt. Pandokrater, in the North East of Corfu. Many of the spring bulbs we know and love originated in the rocky hills of Greece and Turkey, and it is exciting to see them in the wild. To see a larger version of the image right click and choose the appropriate option.
The olive grove we walked through was very fragrant, and we recognised a few familiar herbs, mint sage, and thyme. There were probably a lot of others known to the locals.
The flowers pictured above are all from a wonderful olive grove. on the seaward side of Mt. Pandkrater.
Here are some flowers from the rest of Corfu.
With Corfu’s mild climate, gardens are full of fruit trees.