Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur

Festival des Jardins 2019

Events Programme at La Mouissone for the Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur; 30 March to 28 April 2019.

La Mouissone is delighted to participate in the second Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur. To mark this, we will be holding three specialist events reflecting gardening and plants in the Mediterranean. In addition, garden visits will be held on Friday afternoons; 5th, 12th and 26th April, starting at 14h00.


Cyril Valhérie

L'Arbre: Une Foret d'Idees Rescues

Pierre Lacarrere and La Mouissone’s gardening team invite you to share their passion for trees in the magnificent property of La Mouissone. This event is also an opportunity to increase public awareness of trees and the respect they deserve.

  • 10h00 - 12h00: The morning session will be devoted to a tree climbing demonstration with the prospect of discovering the latest techniques used to enter tree canopies by ropes and the main points of establishing the health and safety of the tree when pruning and shaping.
  • 14h00 - 17h00: Conference led by Pierre Lacarrere on the theme of the respect owed to trees in the landscape.

Sunday 7th April 2019, from 10h00 to 17h00
La Mouissone, 79, chemin Saint Christophe, 06130 Grasse
5€ per person / Free for under 16s


Jessica Buchanan

Parfums de la Mediterranee

Spend the day with perfumer Jessica Buchanan, whose creative workshop, 1000 Flowers, is based in the old town of Grasse. Discover the various essences derived from Mediterranean plants. The scent palette will be based on the plants used in her perfume compositions, as well as those found in the Domaine of La Mouissone.

Sunday 14th April 2019, from 10h00 to 17h00
La Mouissone, 79, chemin Saint Christophe, 06130 Grasse
5€ per person / Free for under 16s


© Olivier Ezavin, Gardenfab.fr

Shade Plants for The Mediterranean Climate

Exhibition and Sale of plants by nurseryman, Olivier Ezavin of "Le Monde des Fougères" in Roquefort les Pins. Featured plants will be those suitable for dry shade areas in our Mediterranean climate. Practical planting advice for differing environments will be available.

Sunday 28th April 2019, from 10h00 to 17h00
La Mouissone, 79, chemin Saint Christophe, 06130 Grasse
5€ per person / Free for under 16s

Map of La Mouissone. © Bill Sanderson.

Garden Visits

Throughout the period of the Festival des Jardins de la Cote d’Azur, guided garden visits will be held on Fridays; 5th, 12th and 26th April, starting at 14h00. The visits will be guided by proprietor, Lady Lockett.

By reservation only.
Please email: maggielockett@lamouissone.com or telephone: 06 98 88 64 10.

Terms & Conditions

  • During the Festival, the garden visit will be priced at 10€
  • Free for under 16s
  • The visit lasts approximately 2 hours
  • Walking shoes essential