When I first was planning last month's trip to Quebec with the Garden Writer's Symposium, I kept wondering who this Jardin fella was that so many places were named after. Obviously, I never took French in school and "Jardin" is French for garden, which is what Garden Writers would be wanting to see.
What I didn't realize is that Quebec City is as much a garden city as it is a historical one.
Hanging baskets and windowboxes abound throughout the city.
No skippy little containers or garden beds in this city!
|The gardens here will capture your heart.|
In front of the Parliament Building is an vegetable garden growing in raised beds and "Smart Pots
|Nasturtiums are pretty and edible|
|Cindy Shapton showing the artistic beauty that can be created using the smart pots. |
|Love this combination |
I think I'd have a hard time staying inside if I worked in this Parliament building!
Labels: Annual Flowers, community gardens, Quebec City