French Gardens Study Tour

Capel Manor horticulture students on a French Gardens Study Tour being led by Robert Gray and Sarah Neophytou.

Students visit a garden festival in Chaumont – Thursday 28 May 2015

Carniverous Nepenthes - about to eat Robert?
Carniverous Nepenthes – about to eat Robert?
Sarah admiring the framed 'blue wave' of planting
Sarah admiring the framed ‘blue wave’ of planting
Michelle and Stafford having well deserved rest
Michelle and Stafford having well deserved rest
Charlotte admiring Iris
Charlotte admiring Iris
Patrick Blanc's living wall
Patrick Blanc’s living wall
Mari and Maria
Mari and Maria
The Garden of Reflections. Clever use of mirrors
The Garden of Reflections. Clever use of mirrors
Sarah, Paula, Plywood and Palms
Sarah, Paula, Plywood and Palms
Liz and Sharon checking out Clover
Liz and Sharon checking out Clover
The Chateau gardeners with a bedding plant 'duvet' mulching with tubes of cocoa shell
The Chateau gardeners with a bedding plant ‘duvet’ mulching with tubes of cocoa shell
Sharon and Liz in the Blue Garden
Sharon and Liz in the Blue Garden

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The tour arrives in Villandry – Wednesday 27 May 2015

Paula and Claire enjoying the symmetry
Paula and Claire enjoying the symmetry
Bedding lettuce
Bedding lettuce
The perfection of the veg beds at Villandry
The perfection of the veg beds at Villandry
Hello Villandry!
Hello Villandry!

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The Orangery
The Orangery
The famous waterlilies
The famous waterlilies
The coach arrives at Monet's Garden at Giverney.
The coach arrives at Monet’s Garden at Giverney.

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