Join Master Gardener State Coordinator Rosie Lerner
and Professor Mike Dana on a 12-day study tour in La Belle France.
Near Paris, in the Loire River valley and in Normandy, we'll learn about and experience:
• the grandeur of the classic Renaissance chateau gardens• the flower-filled planting of the Impressionists• the spectacular cathedrals of Chartres, St. Denis and Rouen• some of Europe's most contemporary ideas in garden design• the world's foremost collection of hydrangeas, and• we'll stroll the private garden of one of France's most accomplished horticulturists.
In Paris itself, we'll see
• the grandeur of Versailles palace, gardens, and the king's fruit and vegetable garden• parks and avenues created during the Napoleonic era• historic and ultra-contemporary gardens, and• modern urban horticulture, architecture and sculpture unique in the world
Plus, you'll have two completely free days in Paris, the City of Lights!
To review a few pictures of the 2008 study-tour group, click HERE
To download the program brochure (as a .pdf), click HERE
To register, or ask questions, please call Tammy Goodale (765-494-1296) or call or write to Mike or Rosie at:
Mike Dana (765-494-5923) e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosie Lerner (765-494-1311) e-mail: email@example.com