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Monthly Archives: June, 2011

The park of the future?

The city of Paris has admirable policies on biodiversity, climate change and other ‘green’ issues. Previously I’ve blogged about how these policies are playing out in the capital’s public parks … Continue reading

June 27, 2011 · 19 Comments

Good in theory

Some landscape designs look great on paper but don’t somehow work out on the ground. Here’s an example from the heart of Paris. The jardin du Carrousel is a 7-hectare … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · 15 Comments

Feeling at home

Where do I most feel at home in Paris? That was the question put to me by photographer Chloe Lodge, as part of her portrait series on foreign women making … Continue reading

June 13, 2011 · 15 Comments

What makes a garden Japanese?

Today I’m delighted to be a guest contributor on the splendid American blog Gardening Gone Wild. My post describes two beautiful places in Paris, and ponders on their common designation … Continue reading

June 8, 2011 · 6 Comments

Paris’s biggest private gardens

Last weekend was the national garden festival Rendez-Vous aux Jardins. To be honest, it was a bit of a damp squib in Paris, with only 10 sites taking part, most … Continue reading

June 7, 2011 · 6 Comments

Paris from above

The tour Montparnasse is the only skyscraper in Paris. Whatever its architectural merit, its viewing terrace gives wonderful views over the capital. From above, you get a different sense of … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · 9 Comments

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