Thursday, 28 May 2015

the secrets of today's most beautiful gardens

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • Plant Graphics
  • Plant Graphics
  • Vaubouin Priory and its fanciful box
  • At Vaubouin Priory in the Sarthe region, Thierry Juge has brought back to life the site’s mystical ambiance and sculpted the box into uncommon shapes.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • A Full Sized Collection
  • A Full Sized Collection
  • The Grandes Bruyères Arboretum
  • At the edge of the Orleans forest, the Grandes Bruyères Arboretum and its collection of heather is a site which has gathered an incredible wealth of plants.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • Perfumed Panicles
  • Perfumed Shrubs
  • Lilacs for small and large gardens
  • Its perfumed panicles have forever inspired wonder, and the shrub is a long-time favorite in many gardens.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • The Staging of a Garden
  • The Staging of a Garden
  • La Parmélie, a creative journey
  • This garden is a very personal work of art created by Daniel Jeunehomme, a sculptor-gardener who uses his knowledge of plant and mineral shapes to give his garden depth.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • Mature Gardens (1)
  • Mature Gardens (1)
  • A Lovely Cadence of Terraces
  • Bouscarella Gardens in the hills of Grasse brings together the simplicity of an agricultural domain and a British sense of refinement. The olive trees are a reminder of ancient traditions and are highlighted by thousands of irises in spring.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • Mature Gardens (2)
  • Mature Gardens (2)
  • An exemplary garden in the Gers region
  • Roses, peonies, a kitchen garden and a rock garden: Bernard Hardy explores many resources in his garden at Larroque-Engalin, adapting to a climate that can very quickly become very dry.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • Spring flowering
  • Spring flowering
  • The tulips of Cheverny in all their majesty
  • The idea behind this tulip garden at Cheverny castle is not only to illuminate the kitchen garden but also to act as a bouquet garden where one can pick flowers.

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • The Gardens of the Finistère Region
  • The Gardens of the Finistère Region
  • Gardens imagined at Brittany’s Land’s End
  • Annie and Jean-Paul Le Guillou transformed a vast prairie near Brest, at Hanvec, into a charming garden where maples, viburnum and handsome shrubs punctuate the leafy decor. This and other gems await your discovery in the Finistère region…

 

  • In the current issue n°24 - Spring 2015
  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio - Penstemons
  • Penstemons
  • The many virtues of these perennials become clear as springs comes to an end and they flower while other earlier blooming plants fade away…