Vive La France! Urban Gardens Paris Roundup

July 14, 2012 by


Paris florist and garden shop. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

In honor of Bastille Day, here’s a roundup of my favorite Urban Gardens posts about Paris gardens, happenings, shops, designers and follies…


Trellised arbor on the Promenade Plantée. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Hanging Out on La Promenade Plantée 


My friend Susi in front of Patrick Blanc’s Living Wall in Paris. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Climbing the Living Walls in Paris


The now closed Parisian garden shop, Sabz, will be missed. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Off the Beaten Path to a Paris Garden Shop


At the Fatboy Maison et Objet exhibit. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens. 

From Paris: What’s Trending Indoors and Out


One of the two balconies at my loaned Paris apartment. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

On Loan: Paris Pied-à-Terre With Two Gardens


Potogreen planted around Paris. Photo: Potogreen. 

Mini Gardens Grow on Paris No-Parking Poles


Germaine Bourré’a vertical planters. Photos, courtesy of the designer.

French Designer’s Vertical Vegetable Garden Rises in Style


Nature Capitale greens up the City of Lights. Photo, courtesy of Nature Capitale.

Paris Installs 152,009 Plants on the Champs Elysées 


Mélange of finds from my visit to Paris Maison et Objet. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Inspirations From Paris’s Maison et Objet


Vegetalis by Julien Primard. Photo courtesy of the designer.

Parisian Designer’s Rolling Plant Stand, Pond, Table and Garden Seat

12 Comments »

  1. Ellen Spector Platt said:

    I’m leaving for Paris in a week and Promenade Plantee is on my must-see list. Thanks for the pics.

    — July 15, 2012 @ 11:01

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  4. Altaner said:

    Tak til deling ..!

    Nice-Blog

    — August 7, 2012 @ 08:59

  5. Heather said:

    You forgot the vertical gardens at the Quai Branly Museum and BHV Homme on the Rue de la Verrerie. 🙂

    — August 12, 2012 @ 02:40

  6. Agen Bola said:

    You forgot the vertical gardens at the Quai Branly Museum and BHV Homme on the Rue de la Verrerie. 🙂

    — August 16, 2012 @ 22:03

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