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The Flower Show
November 16, 2020

A Grand Tour of Versailles: the Sun King and his Gardener

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The ultimate expression of the “money, manpower, and manure” tradition of gardening must be Versailles. Constructed by thousands of men over a forty-year time-span to the exact specification of Louis XIV and his gardener Andre LeNotre, today the gardens are a vestige of the power, politics, and indescribable wealth from which they were created. Join landscape historian John Phibbs on a grand tour of Versailles’ gardens and a conversation about the particularities of the French style of garden design that extend from the time of kings to today. 

Date

November 16, 2020

Time

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Cost

$31.50 PHS Members
$35 for non-members

Location

Online Lecture/Conference via RingCentral

Accessibility

Participants will receive a link to a RingCentral video conference prior to the date of the event.