Domain de Saint-John de Beauregard

French vegetables

Who could deny the visual appeal of a well-grown row of lettuces! ┬áThe French are the masters of ornamental edible garden design. One of France’s potager treasures, conjured from 17th century plans, is just outside Paris. Tour leader Colin Barlow…
Lavender fields, Tasmania

Lavender fields

There is one lavender variety that has no camphor in its oil: it is pure lavender. It flowers just once a year in December and January, and we make an annual pilgrimage to see it (and smell it!) in full…