“Délices de plantes” plants fair at Cesson-Sévigné

This morning we went to visit the plants fair at Cesson-Sévigné, west of Rennes. The weather was nice and cool, and the fair was nicely sited in a park in the town center. We bought a few specimens of a very dark Heuchera  ‘Purple Petticoats’, some ivy-leaved cyclamens and a Trachelospermum jasminoides. Link to the…

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A visit to the Prieuré d’Orsan Gardens

The end of August is not the best time of the year for visiting gardens, especially with the heat wave that we have known in France this month. Which may explain why the three of us were the only visitors at the end of that afternoon. However, the grassy paths were very green and pleasant…

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