A Garden In Coutances With A Difference

The public garden in Coutances is just that little bit different. It’s one of Normandy’s oldest public gardens having been created in 1855. It’s also a mix of French and English styles. What really sets it apart from other gardens is the mosaiculture style used in the planting. This horticultural art creates topiary-like structures using […]

Coutances Gardens – An Oasis Of Calm

Across the square in Coutances from the cathedral are the fabulous Coutances gardens. They are known as Le Jardin des Plantes and are open all year round albeit with shorter hours in the winter.  They’re one of Normandy’s oldest public gardens and have a mix of English and French styles. Every year a theme is […]

Garden creativity in Coutances

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France The Jardin des Plantes in Coutances, Normandy, is garden creativity at its best. Each year, the garden has a theme which is then reflected in the planting. This year the displays are all about energy sources. Great fun and really interesting too. Photo and post by Chris […]

Garden creativity in Coutances

The Jardin des Plantes in Coutances, Normandy, is garden creativity at its best. Each year, the garden has a theme which is then reflected in the planting. This year the displays are all about energy sources. Great fun and really interesting too. Photo and post by Chris of Gavray Gites #normandy #normandie #gavray #coutances #garden […]

Dahlias in Coutances

The annual Dahlia Festival takes place in Coutances, Normandy throughout September. Here’s a beautiful specimen which will be on display. Coutances is just a 15 minute drive from Gavray. Photo and more information from www.educagri.fr Post by Chris of Gavray Gites#gavray #normandy #normandie #dahlia #garden #flowers #coutances    

Dahlias and Garden Festival in Coutances

Coutances, in Normandy, is hosting the Dahlias and Garden Festival until 30 September. From now until 30 August, almost 3 hectares of themed gardens are just waiting to be discovered. Thoughout September, the Dahlias Festival will take place. Here's a sneak preview of one of the specimens on display courtesy of the Dahlias Coutances facebook […]

One of Normandy's Oldest Public Gardens

The Jardin des Plantes in Coutances is one of Normandy’s oldest public gardens. It was created between 1852 and 1855 and is nestled in the centre of the town. Each year there is a different theme to the planting which the industrious gardeners then implement. For 2014 the theme was ‘creatures and insects’ with displays […]