Tag Archives: Andre Le Notre

Un peu de chaos

I love a good period drama, all those gorgeous costumes and lavish sets! And they’re even better if they take place in France. I just finished A Little Chaos on Netflix, starring Kate Winslet as a fictitious garden designer, Sabine … Continue reading

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Grande Singerie

Recently on the French news there was a story about the 180 million Euros of restoration work going on at the Domaine de Chantilly, which is an easy day-trip from Paris. So easy, in fact, that I can’t imagine why I … Continue reading

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Il faut cultiver notre jardin

Landscape architect André Le Nôtre was born on March 12, 1613 but his influence on the layout of Paris and the most important gardens of France is still felt almost four hundred years later.  The formal style of gardens you … Continue reading

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