These "damsels in petticoats", as they were once called in France, are a much more diverse bunch of ladies than the common offering of hybrids suggests, with a wide variety of enchanting forms and colours.
Cordoba and its patios
The patios de Cordoba are at the orgin of the art of enjoying a city garden in total privacy.
How professional landscapers find ideas for unlocking a garden's style through observation and analysis in order to identify the future garden's core attributes and integrate them into the design.
Discover the art and passion of landcapers Camille Muller, Andrea Cochran, Arnaud Maurières, Eric Ossart and Jacques Coulon for designing city gardens.
À la pépinière des Avettes, la prodigalité des espèces asiatiques
Marion et Cédric Basset acclimatent de futurs merveilles de nos jardins.
The Karlostachys Jungle Garden lets uncommon exotics to get used to a new continent
Charles Boulanger takes good care of his unique shade-loving species in the forest understory.
A resculpted hillside near Grasse
Landscapers Helen and James Basson created a garden on the Côte d’Azur by following the vast property's inherent lines.
Hillside perennials, easygoing flowers for low altitudes
Didier Thillaye Du Boulay at the Lac des Sapins nursery tests his perennials in an authentic natural setting to see how they resist cold and hot weather conditions.
Roses everywhere in this Burgundy garden
In her garden in Burgundy, Tamara Stott has managed to create the ideal refuge for roses, setting them amidst handsome perennials for good measure.
Just how far are yew willing to go?
Far from being outdated, topiary can be given a contemparary and fanciful look, and yew, box and other species can be trimmed and trained in an incredibly number of ways.
Never was made a garden more enchanting...
The garden of renowned conductor William Christie is set in the landscape like a musical score that harmonizes its classical layout with fancyful topiary. Ombra mai fu...