On January 8th : new edition of : "Chroniques d'un jardin de roses anciennes" (Arthaud Poche) on sale at La Bonne Maison
The garden is now closed until March 1st 2021, excepted for members who can visit by e-mail appointment until December's 31st
Your message will be most welcome (email@example.com)
Trees, Fragrances & Birds' Songs : the best remedy to STRESS : it is "VITAMIN GARDEN"
A garden whose heritage and species rose collection has 2 stars in the "Guide Vert Michelin" (since 2005) : "Worth a detour" .
Labelled « Jardin Remarquable » (2010).
Who is Odile Masquelier ?
Odile Masquelier is the owner and designer of La Bonne Maison Garden, where she has been working for 50 years.A Heritage Rose lover, she has gained an extensive knowledge concerning their cultivation
as well as a botanical and historical one.
Her conferences and articles published in Europe, USA, Australia, New-Zealand, Canada, Japan, South Africa and South America
have brought her an international notoriety.
Latest pictures of the garden (March & April 2020) :
'Park's Yellow Tea Scented'
Caltha des Marais
Malus 'Red Jade
Malus 'Indian Magic'
Melianthus Major M. & Euphorbia
Prunus avium flore plena
Prunus 'Pink Perfection'
'Comtesse du Cayla'
'Ctesse du Cayla '
'Lijiang Road Rose'
'Lijiang Road Rose' close
P.x lutea 'Nike'
V.plicatum mariesii & le banc
'Hoshi No Flamenco'
'Mme Grégoire Stachelin'
'Mme Grégoire Stachelin'
Ancholie de semis
Glycines & Saule
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Some articles published in foreign's magazines:
November 2016 : Historic Rose Journal
December 2015: ROSEN Bladet (Swedish rose journal)
Joséphine de Beauharnais (1807 - 1876)
September 2015: MY GARDEN (Japanese magazine)
October 2014: ROSANOVA (Italian magazine)
July 2015 : A FOOD LOVER'S PILGRIMACE TO FRANCE (Australian book)
Visitors' comments :
"Your roses look healthy and happy. They enjoyed a supervised freedom." (2008)
Pictures from a garden's member "Pastelle" http://www.lumieresdelombre.com/archives/2013/05/19/27193556.html (May 2013)
"The magic and charm of the garden are outstanding and your gardening methods are truly admirable. Together you have created a paining, a tapestry, a collage, of colour, texture and scent which surpasses anything I have ever seen." (Jenny Harper, June 2013
Where are we?
Attention : Do not trust the GPS who don't indicate the good position.
Mark 112 chemin de Fontanières 69110 Sainte Foy les Lyon, in front of the small parking.
Tips to arrive :
Look carefully at the above map or
Insert on your GPS LAT.N 45° 44' 30.06", + LONGIT.E. 4° 48' 32.43"