"If you are looking for a celebration of life in a small space, turn to the French garden for the answers."—The Evening Standard
French country gardening has experienced a renaissance in recent years. While the great French heritage still thrives, its traditions now provide inspiration for fresh delights and creative expression, as vividly demonstrated in this beautifully photographed volume.
The book reaches into every corner of France, from Normandy to the Riviera, from Picardy to the Pyrenees, revealing in exquisite detail the full extent and exciting diversity of the modern French country garden. A magical and intimate "grandmother's garden" on the ancient Via Aurélia combines fruits, herbs, flowers, and vegetables; "gardens for the five senses" focus on sensual stimulation; "natural" gardens protect local ecosystems; and formal gardens incorporate witty and subversive variations on the traditional pattern. 236 color illustrations.
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Louisa Jones has lived in France for more than thirty years. Hermany books include Gardens of Provence and Kitchen Gardens of France. Joëlle Caroline Mayer and Gilles Le Scanff are internationally respected garden photographers.Review:
"'Stunning... a beautiful and sensuous book' - Irish Homes"
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Book Description Thames & Hudson, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110500510059
Book Description Thames & Hudson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0500510059 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1122411