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Thumbs Up for La Fête des doigts verts (green thumbs) Posted by on Sep 18, 2011

It all started as an informal “underground” social meeting, before blossoming over the years into a big rendez-vous uniting every doigt vert (green thumb) around the French capital! The “graines“(“seeds”) of the event, so to speak, were planted some thirty years ago, in the small town of Thiais, south of Paris, when les amoureux de…

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Le jardin secret (The Secret Garden) Posted by on Nov 22, 2010

Now, take a look around you, and tell us what you see? Walk on les dalles (the pavers) which form l’allée (the path) making your way to la terrasse (the patio) and you will see why people outside don’t know about your jardin secret: It is thoroughly surrounded by une haie (a hedge) and une clôture (a fence.) Along the path, there…

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