Thursday, November 10, 2022

Gardens of France

                                                            by Margaret S. Hamilton

Enjoy a visual trip from Paris and Giverny to the Dordogne and Provence during October 2022

Jardin des Plantes, Paris

Jardin des Plantes, Paris

Dahlias, Jardin des Plantes

Jardin des Tuilleries, Paris

Hydrangeas in the Musee Rodin gardens, Paris

A rose in the Musee Rodin gardens

Monet's home and lake, Giverny

Water lilies in Monet's lake

Anemones in Monet's garden

Monet's home, Giverny

Monet's Garden

Monet's garden from his bedroom

"Color rooms" in the Museum of Impressionism, Giverny

Flower market in Paris

Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris

Jardin du Luxembourg

Guest cottage at the Manoir d'Eyrignac, Dordogne

Manoir d'Eyrignac cutting garden

The White Garden at the Manoir d'Eyrignac

Gardens at the Berbie Palace, Albi

The grounds of Van Gogh's clinic, where he painted. Near St-Remy-de-Provence
Self-seeding cosmos in the Jardins de l'abbaye Saint-Andre, Villeneuve les Avignon


  1. Gorgeous photos. Thanks for starting my day well.

  2. Aaahhhhh. Just what I needed this morning, Margaret. Thank you!

  3. What wonderful pictures! It must have been a great trip. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Jim, Susan, Molly, and Kathleen, thanks for commenting. Now that I've visited Dordogne, I'll reread Martin Walker's Inspector Bruno books examining how he creates his settings.

  5. Beautiful. Thank you, Margaret. Lovely that you traveled there.