Saturday, 30 August 2014

the secrets of today's most beautiful gardens

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • A SUMMER OF CULTURE AND NATURE IN FRANCE
  • A SUMMER OF CULTURE AND NATURE IN FRANCE
  • A guide to this season's garden events in France
  • Discover the special 48-page supplement offered for free with issue #21 of L’Art des Jardins featuring our selection of the art shows and cultural events in the gardens and parks of France this season, including land art exhibitions.

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • Gardens in the sun (1)
  • Gardens in the sun (1)
  • An "African" garden in Provence
  • Anchored in both the past and the preset, French Mediterranean gardens show a keen ability to adapt to new influences and trends. We take you to two examples of a redefined understanding of exoticism in gardens in Provence and on the Cote d’Azur.

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • Gardens in the sun (2)
  • Gardens in the sun (2)
  • The second life of a legendary garden
  • Originally designed by Russell Page, this domain nestled in the hills of Grasse includes a collection of Mediterranean roses and was recently restored. One of the Cote d’Azur’s hidden jewels…

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • Bright ideas for a city garden
  • Bright ideas for a city garden
  • A clever and self-sustaining pocket-sized garden
  • Landscaper Mathieu Caulier has captured the essence of nature and brought it into a new kind of city garden for a small lot situated in the centre of Limoges.

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • River runs through it
  • River runs through it
  • The mill that dreamed of becoming a garden
  • This valley in France’s Haut-Marne region may flood from time to time, and the winters might be harsh, but that did not stop the gardens created around this mill and along its river from becoming truly poetic.

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • The new country garden
  • The new country garden
  • Uninhibited reinterpretation of English style
  • In her English-inspired country garden in Brittany, landscaper Claire Oberon has experimented with new ways of balancing mixed borders that free her from excessive upkeep.

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • The gardens of Jersey
  • The gardens of Jersey
  • An island of flowers
  • Situated just off France's Cotentin peninsula, the island of Jersey benefits from an consistently mild climate that lets its gardeners grow Mediterranean species planted right in the ground alongside traditional English plants.

 

  • In the current issue n°21 - Summer 2014
  • Proteas portfolio
  • Proteas portfolio
  • A spectacular show
  • The proteacea family is the perfect example of the exuberant charm that the exotic plants from South Africa are known for, with striking shapes and gorgeous blooming.