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The Paris Garden Festival, 21st & 22nd September 2013

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There are two main garden events in Paris each year – Rendez-vous aux jardins is held in Spring, and La Fête des Jardins is in September, with a base in the jardin de Bercy, and over 150 other sites taking part.

Expect guided visits, gardening workshops, exhibitions, concerts and several gardens open specially for the event.

Here’s all the info!La Fête des Jardins le 21 et 22 septembre 2013 (lire la suite / continue reading)

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The floating gardens of the Seine start taking shape

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The final step in reclaiming part of the banks of the Seine back from motor traffic, the plants have started to be planted on the five artificial islands on the Seine, our new floating garden with 60 trees and 3,000 other plants….

Le jardin flottant des berges de la Seine prend forme

JC Choblet – APUR

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Envie de paysans – a farm in Paris, place Stalingrad
31st May & 1st June 2013

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Come and support over 50 farmers with this out of the ordinary event – a mini-farm of cows, sheep and hens in the heart of Paris, with workshops about how to shear and milk, a giant picnic, a bar and – er – ‘disco soups’.

Here’s all the info…Envie de paysans - la ferme à Paris, place Stalingrad le 31 mai et 1er juin 2013This is not the sort of thing you see very often in town –  (lire la suite / continue reading)

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‘Jardins Jardin’ garden show in the Tuileries gardens from 31st May – 2nd June 2013

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This posh, temporary garden centre (or ‘garden and design exhibition space and sales area’) is back in the Tuileries gardens for its tenth year, with loads of ideas for you outdoor spaces – useful stuff like the new terrace and balcony section, and some frankly odd things like « the Jardins Jardin rose sponsored by Philippe Starck » (???)…Jardins Jardins au Tuileries du 31 mai au 2 juin 2013 (lire la suite / continue reading)

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Rendez-vous aux jardins garden festival in Paris
from 31st May – 2nd June 2013

Art and Culture, Our favourite things

Paris is rightly proud of its gardens – in September there’s the « Fête des Jardins » garden festival, and in May we have Rendez-vous aux jardins, inviting you to explore the city’s green spaces.

This year (which also celebrates master garden planner Le Nôtre) the event is highlighting garden designers and their work(s of art), with nearly 50 events happening in town!

We have all the details…bandeau (lire la suite / continue reading)

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A giant garden in the Grand Palais from 31st May – 3rd June 2013

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The event is called L’Art du Jardin, and it’s 13,000m² of creative gardens in the giant space inside the Grand Palais – should be spectacular!L'art du Jardin au Grand Palais du 31 mai au 3 juin 2013 (lire la suite / continue reading)

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Nature Festival in the Jardin des Plantes
12th & 13th May 2012

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If you lack the time or energy to go to the Ecole de Breuil horticulture school open days this weekend in the Bois de Vincennes, why not try the Fête de la Nature (Nature Festival) in the Jardin des Plantes, not far at all from our hotels. They have a ‘nature village’, films for kids and a whole lot more…

photo : JasonW

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