Garden Portrait: Le Jardin des Cinq Sens

The garden itself is inspired by the romantic settings of medieval mazes consisting of several intimate gardens with evocative names with an invitation to awake the senses: ‘Jardin du Goût’ (the Taste Garden), ‘Jardin de l’Odorat’ (the Scented Garden), ‘Cloître de plantes médicinales’ (the Cloister of Medicinal Plants), ‘Prairie Alpine’ (the Alpine Meadow), etc. ItContinue reading “Garden Portrait: Le Jardin des Cinq Sens”

Friday Fountain Challenge: July

Whilst visiting Geneva a few years ago I took a day trip over to the beautiful flora-filled Medieval town of Yvoire on the French side of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) specifically to visit the Garden of Five Senses. Being such a pretty town I also wandered around the back streets to see what else IContinue reading “Friday Fountain Challenge: July”