Delphine Gittermann

About Delphine Gittermann

I'm a French gardener, passionate about all gardens. Between 2006 and 2014, I've met gardeners from all over the world, thanks to Paradis Express, my blog. I live 35 km north from Paris, where I cultivate a small tropical garden with my husband Lucien, who is garden designer. I work as an art director for printed advertising.

The abandoned garden that stole my heart

Here in Europe, History grows in every flower and every tree. Imagine that at Versailles, some trees were planted in 1783 by Marie Antoinette. The remnants of historical heritage are everywhere: houses, castles, churches and chapels. These abandoned places still carry the imprint of their past inhabitants. Continue reading