Five Gardens Of France

Susan Marling explores five exceptional gardens.

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0120050403

She visits the grandeur of Chantilly, created by Andre Le Notre in the 17th century.

02Serre De La Madonne20050410

In the second in the series Five Gardens of France Susan Marling travels to the French Riviera, to explore Lawrence Johnston's lush winter garden in Menton.

Johnston is already well known for the companion garden he created at Hidcote in Gloucestershire.

03Desert De Retz20050417

a folly garden created by the extravagant libertine Monsieur de Monville on the eve of the French Revolution.

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05 LAST20050501

Susan Marling discovers precision planting and pruning and a profusion of ornamental cabbages at the Chateau du Villandry on the Loire.