Le Marais, usually very well off with its twenty-eight parks and public gardens, experienced a glaring lack of greenery during confinement.

Two months without entering the parks, caressing the foliage with your fingers and, supreme luxury, treading on the green grass with your feet is a long time!

We also show you a secret place, one of those you only enter after showing your credentials.

The lucky ones are the members of the 1001 leaf shared garden association chaired by the hyperactive Karine Barbagli.


Here, around thirty members aged between five and eighty years old cultivate together, without pesticides (since 2016 all the gardens in the city of Paris are organic) and according to the principles of permaculture of honey flowers for pollination. , herbs and lots of vegetables: Jerusalem artichokes, potatoes, beans etc.


Moreover, the garden's auxiliaries frequent it assiduously: butterflies, bumblebees, wild bees, ladybugs, earthworms, earclips and centipedes have found refuge there.

During the week, school children meet these green fingers. Other visitors are invited on Sunday afternoons but also on the occasion of their open days, in September, on the occasion of the Paris garden festival and in November, when with their harvest they cook a soup that they share.

In spring there always comes a themed party.

At the end of June, beginning of July, when they teach new members to water, it's another excuse for an aperitif... without alcohol. In short, everything is good to celebrate nature.

Text: Katia Barillot
Photos: ©Anaïs Costet – Instagram

29.05.20

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