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Category Archives: Belgium

A mysterious French designer…

Search the internet for Elie Lainé and you’ll readily find that he was a once-celebrated nineteenth century French landscape designer. You’ll learn that he worked on big projects in at … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · 10 Comments

Early Mughal myths

Ask a garden-lover what they know about Mughal gardens and the likelihood is that, pretty soon, they will say something about them being paradise gardens, a foretaste of the celestial … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 8 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

Wall-to-wall green

Landscapelover is delighted to welcome fellow blogger Lula Alvarez (aka Camer@Work) from On Botanical Photography as a guest contributor for this post. We have both been visiting and photographing the … Continue reading

March 4, 2011 · 15 Comments

Dan Kiley in Brussels

I recently wrote a piece for the Historic Gardens Review on a courtyard garden designed by American master landscape architect Dan Kiley in Brussels. In 1989 AG Group (a financial … Continue reading

September 3, 2010 · 1 Comment

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