Peaches in Paris: Hidden Gardens in the City of Love
East of the City of Love, the suburb of Montreuil near Paris houses citizens as well as peaches… 100,000 Yes peaches. And next time you see, this is one destination you won’t see in many tour guides.
Founded in the 17th century, about 15 million fruits were created by the secret gardens of Murs à Pêches annually in its prime.
Peaches have thrived and continued to achieve success with using peach walls. The peach trees are protected by peach walls from the cold and are made of limestone to withhold the sun’s heat.
Not devoted to peach orchards, the “poetic location” of Murs à Pêches is home to a labyrinth of greens and herb gardens.
Source: Anna Brones
Many respect Paris for their strong equilibrium between rural growing and urban living. Not only has the city of Paris and the suburbs of France made an effort to keep increase, but so have the citizens.
The city has taken steps to enlarge horticulture licenses for the outer lying suburbs of Paris, allowing an easier strategy to preserving space for horticulture.
Gardens have undoubtedly demonstrated for Parisians, many taking their thriving flowers to the rooftops of their houses and becoming creative.
So if you’re looking to appreciate the Parisian lifestyle as a local, the Murs à Pêches is an experience value seeking!
(H/T: Atlas Obscura)
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