The garden surrounds a small eighteenth century chateau and has been redesigned by owner Catherine Guévenoux since 1989. There are terraces, allees, topiary, potager, orchard and an orangery. It has been open to the public since 1997.
My husband and I visited these gardens, for the third time, last week. Whilst a lot of the beds had finished flowering, we must expect this at the end of what has been a difficult summer. However, the animals and the quietness of the gardens were lovely and we aim to visit again next year, for the fourth time, perhaps in June when we can enjoy the garden at its best (weather permitting).
It is very sad to read the latest comments on this garden and the demise of what was when I visited 3 years ago, one of the most delightful gardens I have visited.
I am sorry to have to report that this garden is the worst garden which I have visited in France over the past thirty years
Clearly, awhile ago, it was superb, but it is nonly too obvious that over vrecent months little or no work has taken place. The hedges and pathways are untrimmed and tidy; the borders are awash with weeds; next to no pruning or deagheading has taken place; and basically, the garden is a shambles
IT IS NOT WORTH VISITING
Such an incredibly beautiful and charming garden. The layout is excellent ..a flow of fascinating spaces, some huge and spacious, others more intimate, the planting schemes are a real joy in colour of flowers, textures, simplicity..
This place is simply delightful ! Not much didnt hit the spot !
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