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February 2020
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Best value MAPS of FRANCE, and keeping the children amused

December in Le Jardin Champetre

Living in France – October & November in the Garden

Living in France

In your garden in March . . .

Looking good in February

Le Jardin Champetre’s thoughts for December

Looking good in the garden

All of these plants prefer a well drained soil in full sun. They have all survived this years’ drought with an occasional deep water and a mulch of garden clippings.


Ornamental grass Sporobolus heterolepsis (Prairie Dropseed) with Salvia lycioides (Canyon Sage) and S. ‘Violette’

Dark pink flowers of Salvia greggii ‘Purple […]

Looking good in the Garden . . .

This week’s recommendations from Le Jardin Champetre

A late summer combination for colour, movement and wildlife in the garden. Blue flowers of Agastache foeniculum, seedheads of Agastache ‘Licorice White’, white flowers of Aster umbellatus with grasses Calamagrostis brachytricha and Miscanthus ‘Saturnia’ in the background.












Looking good in the Garden . . .

this month’s recommendations from Le Jardin Champetre

Lighting up the garden in the evening sun is Miscanthus ‘Adagio’. It is a compact clump-forming grass with bronze-pink flowers fading to white and prefers a spot in full sun or partial shade. Ours were planted this spring and are being watered weekly over this dry summer but […]