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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

An Elegant French Provencal Garden


rows of plane trees, with a focal point


soft colours


old gate and climbing roses


a unique pathway (!)


loads of space and neatly clipped hedges


olive trees

now tell me this is not a wonderful masterpeice of a garden!!!???
I adore the greenery with greyish undertones, the sleek lines, neat details. 

It's described as :
"the garden of the 17th century Mas de Pilons farmstead in Provence is a symphony of spaces, each with its own character, linked by elegant borders (photographed by Michael Paul)

Picture Credits: scanned from an old issue of Vogue Living magazine


11 comments:

Rinkly Rimes said...

How glorious! I long to sit on one of those seats and just dream.

Gena D said...

Hi Brenda - glad you enjoyed the post! It's just one of those really beautifully kept gardens and def. one of my favorites!!!
Gena
Inspired Living Spaces

Sonia said...

What a beautiful garden..I would love to be walking along those pathways enjoying the green grass and the white roses. Miss Bloomers

Madelief said...

Hi Gena,

This is a beautiful garden and book you show us. The cover of the book is just to my taste!

groetjes Madelief

vignette design said...

Simply stunning. Beautiful photos. I would love this book. --Delores

chubskulit said...

I just went to your other blog and all your photos are gorgeous, thanks for sharing Gena.

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bj said...

Such beautiful photos...great places to dream. thanks so much for sharing.

Anita said...

Beautiful garden, perfect place to just take and stroll and stay awhile.

Gena D said...

Hello and thanks for popping by Inspired Living Spaces ....
you can get the book through Amazon of direct from Taschen publishers!!! They have other amazing books - all gorgeous!!
Gena
Inspired Living Spaces

Tammie Lee said...

elegant and inviting indeed! the trees are true beauties.

charlotte Lindsay said...

This is truly enchanting. I especially love the white roses that are climbing up the gate. Could you image waking up to that every day?

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