BBC Radio Ulster, Gardeners Corner. Saturday 10 November, 9am listen here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m00012ff David Maxwell presents a special edition of Gardeners’ Corner from the Somme where 15 Gardens of Peace (Jardin de la Paix) are being constructed near sites of the Great War.
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The recording (below) for France Tv station Weo with Adelaide Bollart, was just as I began phase 2, of the completion of the Irish WW1 Peace Garden at Chateau de Péronne, Historial de la Grande Guerre, France. Though an official inauguration is to be announced, the Irish Jarden de la Paix garden has was opened […]
This is the only video interview I have done on the Irish WW1 Garden of Peace | Jardin de la Paix, at the Historial de la Grande Guerre, better known as Chateau de Peronne since France 3 TV covered it as the first of the peace garden series to start. My thanks to Lee Connelly […]
October 2018, Matthew Appleby of Hortweek, a publication I’ve been reading in print since I was in horticulture college, published this little overview of the Gardens of Peace being internationally designed and realised in the Hauts de France, Somme region of Northern France to mark the centenary of the end of the first World War. […]
October 2018, the latest edition of The RHS, Royal Horticultural Society’s The Garden Magazine featured a lovely mention of the garden designers of The British Isles selected to represent, design and realise garden in the Somme Region of Northern France to mark the centenary of the end of WW1.
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