Rendez-Vous At The Gardens: 6 Secret Places To Discover



Created in 2009, this landscaped garden consists of many honey plants

This young landscaped garden was created in 2009 by the artist Joss Burke. Closed to the public throughout the year, it is open to artists, who sometimes come to spend a few days in residence. This is the case of Pamina Stewart, whose monumental wickerwork is on display at Rendez-vous aux jardins, alongside sculptures and photographs by other French, Irish and British artists (Francis Viguera, Myfawny Johns and Thomas Ranahan). ).

Wicker sculpture by Pamina Stewart

A wicker sculpture by Pamina Stewart, exhibited in the Cairnhill Garden.

Cairnhill Gardens

Friday, June 5th: school visit and free visit from 10h to 18h; opening of the contemporary art exhibition from 18h to 20h
Saturday, June 6th: free visit from 10h to 18h
Sunday, June 7th: free visit from 10h to 18h

Tea, readings and flea market in the garden of the Whimsical Cat (Seine-Maritime)

Whimsical kittens

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Whimsical cat

A very singular guide accompanies the visitors in the zen space of the garden

Zen and enchanted walk at the Garden of Fairies (North)

The fairy garden in the North

2500 m2 where shrubs, perennials, medicinal plants and old roses meet

Once upon a time, in the North, just a few miles from the Belgian border, an enchanted garden that was unveiled only a few days a year - including the Rendez-vous aux jardins weekend. The rest of the year, it was preparing in secret for the coming of the visitors... this unique place, it is the garden of the fairies, a case of 2500 m2 grown in respect of the environment, (composting, mulching), without agro-toxic products. A place that inspires, and whose owners willingly entrust their secrets (composition of perennial beds, etc.). A nursery of rare perennials, aromatic and medicinal plants can even bring with you a little of the magic of the place...

The garden of fairies

Open Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June from 10h to 13h and 14h to 18h
Sunday, two guided tours on the theme "Walk in the garden, arrange the garden, to allow a pleasant journey"

Parenthesis in the garden of Olivier and Fabienne (Eure)

The garden of Olivier and Fabienne

5000 m2 between shrubs, perennials and grasses.

Olivier and Fabienne Bernard exceptionally open the doors of their 5000 m garden2 where perennials, shrubs, grasses and food crops meet (a vegetable garden, an orchard, a hive).

The garden of Olivier and Fabienne

Open from Friday 5th June to Sunday 7th June from 9h to 12h and 14h to 18h
Free entry
School groups welcome by appointment
In partnership with Unep

Provençal poetry at Bayle-Vert (Bouches-du-Rhône)

Delavouet Gardens

1. Vegetal Profusion around the Poet's Mas
2. The small medieval garden

Mas-Felipe Delavouët, a poet from Provence and France, spent his life growing the garden of the Bayle-Vert farmhouse, inherited from his grandmother. The estate today maintains the memory of the author who died in 1990. His gardens will be exceptionally open as part of Rendez-vous aux jardins. On the program: walk strewn with quotations of the poet in the garden 1920, discovery of the imaginary tree and the plants of the small medieval garden.

The Bayle-Vert farmhouse

Open only on Sunday 7 June

Small trains and organic vegetables in the lively garden of Thann (Haut-Rhin)

Animated garden and vegetable garden

A miniature train in a green setting!

The Rendez-vous aux jardins train will stop at Thann station, where a model and gardening fanatic has created a garden combining his two passions, for the pleasure of young and old alike. On the program: demonstrations of small train, but also visit of the organic vegetable garden (culture in raised boards and mounds) and course of... composting. And there is no question of train ticket!

But also…

If they are open throughout the summer season, some parks and gardens offer an exceptional program for the Rendez-vous aux jardins festival.

An air of Paris at the Jardins de la Muette (Aisne)

Thomas Saulieu's photo exhibition at the Muette Gardens

Dialogue between city in plant with the photographic facilities of Thomas de Saulieu, presented as part of Rendez-vous aux Jardins.

From flower to flower at Jardin du Cassel (Manche)

The Garden of Cassel

Visit of the garden and sale of bouquets-houses.

New clothes for the Gardens of the Villa d'Arnaga (Pyrénées-Atlantique)

The Arnaga villa

Renovated in 2014, the gardens of Edmond Rostand's villa, the author of Cyrano de Bergerac, will be open to the public. As a bonus: a presentation of perennials produced locally by Laurent Manuello, landscape entrepreneur.

Rendez-vous at the Gardens, there are nearly 2200 gardens open to the public, everywhere in France, from June 5 to 7, 2015.


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