The "Terrasse d'honneur
the medicinal herb garden, and the Italian terrace
overhang the Provence from Antibes to Cannes.
This garden, surrounded by a low boswood hedge laid out in Greek style, is devoted to medicinal plants used both for seasoning and garnishing food. In medievall times, il was called "The Apothecary's Garden" from the name given to the castle's doctor/pharmacist/herbalist. The range of plants occurring here is typical of those found in gardens dating from the period prior to the 1600's.
To nome but a few, we find :
THE "TERRASSE D'HONNEUR"
main terrace was designed by Andre Le Notre who was landscape gardener
to Louis XIV. It was he who designed the gardens at the château of
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