| The garden of Le Chat
Chat Courant nestling among the trees opposite to the Château of
Villandry, was built along the Cher, a tranquil river which flows into
the Loire, 2 kilometers further.
Even before you enter, laburnum, Judas Tree, cytisus, tamarisk, ornemental
plum trees and seringas warmly welcome you.
According to us, a kitchen garden is a magic place that must appeal to
all the senses, the "antechamber" of gastronomy.
Also, the delicious scent of the large wistaria takes you along towards
In the back of the house, the swimming-pool seems to to "lie down"
on a generous green bed of lawn.
Moreover, we've got our "clandestine" little seeds, brought
by the wind or by an animal. Peacefully, they just settle down on our
We did wanted this gentle transition between the structured appearance of the house and this vegetation becoming a little bit wilder once you get further and further away from human habitation.
deliberately let flowers and foliage caress our windows and our guests
always find a fresh posy in their room.
We are convinced a garden is the reflection of its gardener's personality.The
evolution of one is the evolution of the other.
|Eric Gaudouin family « Le
Chat Courant » 37510 Villandry
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