Jean-Philippe Teyssier, landscape architect, takes us on a journey to discover the most beautiful gardens in France and Europe.

Gardens Near and Far episode 45 – Tresco Abbey Gardens
Tresco Abbey Gardens

Gardens Near and Far episode 45 – Tresco Abbey Gardens

Gardens Near and Far episode 45 – Tresco Abbey Gardens: Augustus John Smith - 26 years old rich aristocrat decided to sow a subtropical garden, the “Tresco Abbey Garden”. The Scilly archipelago can be found in the Celtic sea, off the coast of…

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Gardens Near and Far episode 44 – Taman Ujung
Gardens Near and Far episode 44 – Taman Ujung

Gardens Near and Far episode 44 – Taman Ujung

Gardens Near and Far episode 44 – Taman Ujung: Built between 1912 and 1921, the floating gardens of Taman Ujung are the work of King Anak Agung, the last king to govern the region of East Bali.     Although Indonesia was then…

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Gardens Near and Far episode 43 – Sezincote
Gardens Near and Far episode 43 – Sezincote

Gardens Near and Far episode 43 – Sezincote

Gardens Near and Far episode 43 – Sezincote: At the heart of the English countryside in Gloucestershire, north-west of Oxford, the Sezincote estate houses a surprising dwelling. It is the work of the Cockerell brothers – British aristocrats of the end of the…

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Gardens Near and Far episode 42 – Sacro Bosco
Gardens Near and Far episode 42 – Sacro Bosco

Gardens Near and Far episode 42 – Sacro Bosco

Gardens Near and Far episode 42 – Sacro Bosco:  The Sacred Grove, a mysterious garden to the North East of Rome, was created in the 1550s by Vicino Orsini, Lord of Bomarzo, who worked on beautifying it until his death in 1584.  …

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Gardens Near and Far episode 41 – Rosendal
Gardens Near and Far episode 41 – Rosendal

Gardens Near and Far episode 41 – Rosendal

Gardens Near and Far episode 41 – Rosendal : Sprawling on 5 hectares, Rosendal is a food and flower garden at the heart of Stockholm. It has been in perpetual evolution for 200 years: it is a model garden for Sweden. The exceptional…

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Gardens Near and Far episode 40 – Powerscourt
Gardens Near and Far episode 40 – Powerscourt

Gardens Near and Far episode 40 – Powerscourt

Gardens Near and Far episode 40 – Powerscourt : this Irish garden has witnessed four centuries of history. Initially designed for the Wingfield family in the eighteenth century, the grounds of Powerscourt were the creation of the English architect and landscape designer Daniel…

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