The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The green, green grass of le parc de Richelieu

The 'sweet and merry month of May', arrives and shows just how lush Mother Nature can be, if supported by hidden gardeners with mowing machines.




cut to uncut meadows

the approach towards the duke's wine cellar

a bridge over the main canal of the park

today's version of Richelieu's 'demi-lune' garden
home-made bamboo 'modesty' cylinders for waste bins!

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