26 August 2016
During the 13th edition of “Gardens Garden” in june in Paris, the show has set the theme for this year on new urban landscapes, foster, generous and shared. For those who do not have the chance to have enough space to grow some vegetables, here are some suggestions of places where to grow vegetables and flowers. For a more charming and friendly daily life.
You may know the Gally Farms, its collection, the education center or store. But what is less known is that it is possible to rent in the institution of Yvelines, a vegetable garden in the year. Not something huge, but 50m2, enough to grow vegetables for the day life, enjoy yourself and have fun with children. Log-bins cleverly separate the parcels on which it is possible to have more flexible trays to increase the cultivation area. A warm and friendly way to learn about the art of growing vegetables, flowers and fruits, while benefiting from the advice of a professional gardener through group classes and workshops. And for those wishing to go on vacation, regardless of their plantations, a sprinkler is even expected.
It is outside of Perche that the vegetable gardens are Perruchet propose to rediscover the pleasure of putting your hands in the earth and watch the plants grow. Surrounded by a lake, hiking trails and a forest conducive to long walks and picking mushrooms and chanterelles, plots of 100 to 200 m2, used to grow fruits and vegetables needed for family of four people. Here the cultures are organic – no pesticides or preservatives – and each plot is surrounded by a country hedge, ideal for promoting biodiversity. For those who decide to embark, Perruchet vegetable gardens offer a fruit tree of their choice to get started.
For those who do not like getting their hands dirty, but who appreciate fresh products, Monpotager.com offers an original solution. You choose the size of your plot (from 15 to 150 m2 or between 40 and 600 kilos of fruit and vegetables per year), what you want to see grow among sixty varieties … and let professional gardeners do the work. Then you will just have to wait for delivery of your extra-fresh products near you. A version of the amateur gardener which will seduce geeks form Paris or Lyon eager to enjoy quality products without getting tired …
Want to participate in the cultivation of a garden, without leaving Paris? This is possible with the Seed Gardens association that identifies shared gardens in the capital and in Ile-de-France. Whether you live in an apartment, a townhouse or a house, there are certainly near you cultivators fans eager to share a few square meters of land to grow vegetables there, flowers and fruit, even in the midst of the concrete. Beyond the pleasure of growing, it’s also a fantastic opportunity to meet other people, share the results of their work in a friendly atmosphere. The Ile de France counts over 150 community gardens. There necessarily one near you.