This week’s A La Française issue brought the Gardenista editors on a virtual garden tour of France for a look at Parisian balconies, an enchanting secret courtyard in the heart of the city, and more. Here’s a look:
Above: “How a Parisian balcony should look: a graceful filigree railing set against a facade of cut stonework, with sweeping views of the grand boulevards below and pretty potted plants spilling over with flowering vines,” writes Michelle. Find some inspiring examples, plus tips for bringing the look home in Perfect Parisian Balcony Gardens: 7 Favorites from the Gardenista Archives. Photograph by Mimi Giboin. Above: Inspired by the iconic Fermob chairs scattered in the Jardin du Luxembourg, Alexa rounds up 10 outdoor chairs in that pitch-perfect shade of sage green in 10 Easy Pieces: Sage Green Outdoor Chairs for the Parisian Garden. Above: And, on Paris’s Rue du Bac, a look at the enchanting courtyard garden of art dealer Judith Pillsbury’s flat in Americans in Paris: A Very Private Garden on Rue du Bac. Photograph courtesy of A + B Kasha.
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