Gardens of France

The beautiful arboretum in the quaint village of Nanteuil-en-Valee

My favourite small public garden - a place to be at one with  natur
My favourite small public garden – a place to be at one with nature.
Formal tulip garden
Formal tulip garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a great example of allotment kitchen gardening in RUFFEC. .They are in all the little villages. Many of them tucked away on the flood plain.

Allotment gardening
Allotment gardening

 

 

 

The oldest tree on the property dating back some 350 years.
The oldest tree on the property dating back some 350 years.

 

 

 

 

Magnificent historic Verteuil

Chateau Verteuil -magnificent historical living chateau-a cannon ball from ancient times is now a garden feature.
Chateau Verteuil -magnificent historical living chateau-a cannon ball from ancient times is now a garden feature.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Private gardens

Roses grow in France like weeds, everywhere making and such a statement.
Roses grow in France like weeds, everywhere making and such a statement.
Colourful Echinacea in full flower ready to harvest
Colourful Echinacea in full flower ready to harvest
Garden features form part of all French gardens
Garden features form part of all French gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This beautiful prince was resident in the garden was tending along with a hedgehog that partied every night! digging holes and tossing mulch everywhere.
This beautiful prince was resident in the garden was tending along with a hedgehog that partied every night! digging holes and tossing mulch everywhere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The sunken garden
Herbs, flowers, fruit, bulbs and vegetables all landscaped together 

 

 

 

Paris Zoo Garden

 

Grand entrance to the Paris zoo gardens.
Grand entrance to the Paris zoo gardens.

 

 

 

 

The sunken garden
The sunken garden