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Greener and fairer? EU revamps Common Agricultural Policy

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LIFESTYLES

LIFESTYLES

Latest update : 2013-06-06

Plant diversity

This year marks the 400th anniversary of André le Nôtre’s birth. Many events pay tribute to the master of French-style, geometrical and tidy gardens. However we are witnessing a touch of fantasy in green areas, thanks to a new generation of gardeners, who are trying to rewrite the rulebook.

Adresses:

Les Mauvaises Graines
25 rue Custine
75018 Paris
+33 (0)1 55 79 71 35
http://www.lesmauvaisesgraines.com/

La Petite Boutique des Horreurs
Le Comptoir Général
80 Quai de Jemmapes
75010 Paris
+33 (0)1 44 88 20 45
http://www.lecomptoirgeneral.com/

Domaine de Courson
91680 Courson-Monteloup
+33 (0)1 64 58 90 12
http://www.domaine-de-courson.fr/
 

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