Gourdon’s Garden, Provence, France

From the flickr caption: “The Castle of Gourdon is close by Saint Paul de Vence, Provence, on the top of a mountain. Its gardens were designed by Le Notre, Louix XIV’s gardener who also did Versailles park.” I love the perspective—looking down from the cultivated area into the wilderness of the canyon—and how it shows the gardeners hard at work on the hedges (and careful enough to use a drop-cloth for the clippings). Cultivation indeed.

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Gourdon’s Garden,” Provence, France, by Flickr user Feuillu, 8 August 2003 :: via Intelligent Travel

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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