landscaping and garden maintenance in the Alpes-Maritimes and Var

  06 25 22 88 69

Dry gardens

We select native plants which are suited to the Mediterranean climate

We take account of the surrounding environment

- Nearby forests
- Neighbouring gardens
- Noting what works well in your particular garden

We are in tune with plant requirements

- Climate requirements
- Soil requirements (Pine trees used as an indicator: Aleppo pine for calcareous soil and Umbrella pine for siliceous soil
- Requirements based on orientation

Lawn alternatives

- Low-maintenance and less weeding
- Less water, artificial fertilisers and treatments required
- Easier to install
- Short-term savings
- Attractive and original

We plant suitable ground layers for small areas and those with moderate footfall. For larger areas we use minerals such as gravel, pebbles and flagging punctuated by perennials and small shrubs, or meadowland.


For larger areas, we recommend setting aside an area of dry grassland

Natural grassland can increase the secondary fauna in your garden (to protect against disease) as well as promoting wildflower growth.
We plant grassland which needs watering less frequently, with less overall maintenance (seeds sown at the beginning of the spring and autumn)
We can create or extend flowerbeds


We offer alternatives to single-species hedges

Advantages to planting multi-species hedges include:

- Preventing the spread of disease and pests
- Increasing useful fauna
- Windbreak effect: prevents dryness
- Attractive: Mixes flowers, leaves and various aromas, and without the “wall” effect of a single-species hedge


Choosing plants

Our methods

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1514 Avenue de la Plaine, 06250 Mougins

Eric Lerda 06 25 22 88 69
Frédéric Valente 06 77 25 74 67
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