Herbal an medicinal garden : JARDIN DES HERBES

Jardin des Herbes  (free of charge)

 

In 1990 the village council decided to create a herb garden below the church on terraces formerly used as vegetable gardens. It was soon granted the “Jardin Remarquable” (or remarkable garden) label. From the viewpoint indicator on the church esplanade, the garden can be reached by walking down a few stone steps. It has a surface of 3000 sqm.and is divided into two sections:

The medicinal-plant section is home to a variety of some 200 medicinal plants that are still used in today’s pharmacopoeia. They are displayed according to a number of themes and can be identified by the colour of their label so the visitor can learn all their secrets.

The second section, in the lower part of the garden, shows a collection of medicinal plants registered under the names of their botannical species. Sages, lavenders, geraniums and a number of other species are displayed in plant-beds bordered with box. The designing of the garden, along with its variety of scents and the harmonies of its colours form the elements of a superb landscape.

 

Designer garden and tours  :

Danielle ARCUCCI - Association Cultur’elles

phone : 06 71 83 64 39 (by appointment)

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