How to make the world a delight once more by developing and preserving biodiversity? This was the 2011 challenge taken up by hundreds of teams from all over the world for the 20th Chaumont-sur-Loire Garden Festival (France – Loire castles).
I really loved strolling through the vast domain and
let myself be surprised by each of the gardens and their fragrant colourful projects, with their original flavours.
Let’s enter The Take-Away Garden. Empty bags recuperated from a construction site give birth to orchards, forests, maritime heath and marshes.
“Imagine a world where each citizen has the opportunity to take care of their own micro-habitat”. This is the invitation launched by the three English Creators.
Dear Future Shapers, surely we all have a little space on our terrace, car park or garden to grow our own little corner of paradise haven’t we?
“We can all make a difference”.
To visit the gardens, click here http://www.domaine-chaumont.fr/pdf/jardins-visite-2011-en.pdf