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The Bonsaï : a long history

The art of Bonsaï first appeared in Egypt 4,000 years ago, before being developed in China, and then codified in Japan. This art which crossed the planet only came to Europe as late as 1878.
modifié le 21/09/2009

History of the rose and the rosebush - Part Two

The arrival of rosebushes from China and Japan in 1700 completely changed rose-growing in France. In just a few years the number of different varieties increased significantly, much to the delight of European gardeners who were enthralled by the rose's sublime aroma.
modifié le 30/11/2008

History of the rose and the rosebush. Part One

In the Northern Hemisphere the story of the rose goes back to the beginning of time. Queen of the garden and rightly so, the rose is a jewel which gardeners have patiently shaped from generation to generation.
modifié le 26/11/2008

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