Chédigny: Le Jardin de Curé

  If ever I have taken my garden for granted I apologise to the Universe. It may be small and it may be urban but it has been a source of joy, and at the moment, while the world is trying to manage the spread of the Covid 19 virus, it is a luxury beyond words. The Jardin de Curé, …

Le Jardin Plume: Squaring the Circle

  Is there such a thing as a French national garden style? There are certainly some recognisably French garden types; such as the clipped formality of Le Notre, the exuberantly decorative potager, and the regional specificity of the gardens of Normandy or Provence. But can a garden be the epitome of a national psyche? For example, I think the French …