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Monday, January 31 - 18 pm

Auditorium of "Grande Galerie de l'Evolution" 36, rue Geoffroy St Hilaire – Paris 5e

Couverture Livre Serres

The main actors in the renovation of this palace of glass invite us to meet the remarkable plants.   In this book, they tell the story of Greenhouses:

Plantes d'hier et d'ailleurs, les grandes serres du Jardin des Plantes" 

Presentation followed by a dedication with:
InDario de Franceschi, paleobotanist, Department of Earth History, National Museum of Natural History, Eric Joly, director of the Jardin des Plantes; Larpin Denis, chief scientist of tropical collections of the National Museum of Natural History.



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1, 2 and 3 April 2011
 Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard - Essonne
visit for the 28th Festival of perennials in the castle park.

The theme this year:

"Ces plantes qui se moquent du froid"
"These plants that make fun of the cold"

You can not miss opportunities to enrich your knowledge


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Saturday april 30 and Sunday May 1 - 2011 -




Flavors, Fragrances honor. New exhibitors this year will be added to old for you to share their passion for plants. We will awaken our senses and we are carried away by the thousand and one scents and flavors of these gardens. To enhance the expression of this theme, a selection of 50 fragrant plants will be emphasized.

A visit to this magnificent setting is required : the lower court, stables, the English garden, the vegetable garden.


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13, 14 & 15 May 2011, "Tropical feelings"

THE DAYS OF SPRING PLANTS IN THE CASTLE PARK OF COURSON in the exceptional site, 35 km southwest of Paris - ESSONNE.

Friday, May 13

Frederic Pautz, Vice-President of CCVS, chronicling the early stages of its trip around the World "In the Footsteps of Bougainville", commemorating this year the bicentenary of the death of the famous French explorer and navigator, Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811). On return from the expedition of 1766, the botanist Philibert Commerson brought Brazil its discovery: the seductive 'Bougainvillea'. This beautiful shrub with bright colors made its debut in France in the most beautiful Mediterranean gardens and in our winter gardens. Another exotic arrived, too, in the garden of the King in Paris, the Hibiscus rosa sinensis, Louis Antoine de Bougainville did not fail to discover in the hair of Tahitians.


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1 and 2 October 2011 in Versailles

Les Saveurs du Potager du Roi

Day of the garden and "Words of goodies"

Taste is a great tradition ...

Held the first weekend of October, this event stimulates your senses and awaken your appetite.
Le Potager du Roi is organizing, as every year, a discovery of its wonderful secrets through a greedy exploration…

• Lovers of gardening, gardeners participate in our meetings to express your desires and collect some answers ...
• Are you a gourmet? "Words of goodies" organizes roundtables, workshops and book signings of authors...

Meet great personalities that will whet your mouth, such as Gérard Vié, Fadéma Hal, Babette de Rozieres and Laurent Mariotte...

Animations, exceptional products, famous personalities... let your kids run around and your curiosity for a week-end at Potager du Roi!
The entrance fee but will be less than for a normal weekend!


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14, 15 and 16 October 2011

THE DAYS OF AUTUMN PLANTS IN THE CASTLE PARK OF COURSON in the exceptional site, 35 km southwest of Paris - ESSONNE.