Vegetable and ornamental gardens
The vegetable garden has been laid out along time-honoured Gallo-Roman principles.
This gaily coloured garden harbours an abundance of vegetables and edible wild plants that were indispensable to everyday Gallo-Roman cuisine.
The plants are grouped together depending on which part of the vegetable was used: roots, seeds, leaves, fruit…
Across from the vegetable garden, you can admire a stunning patchwork garden with a colourful array of twenty-two plant beds. This fragrant garden is bursting with useful plants that are divided up according to their purpose: beer-brewing, medicinal plants, aromatic herbs, natural dyes…
Did you know ?
Ornamental gardens were introduced to us by the Romans!
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