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Visit the wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin

Visit the wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin



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*" Once upon a time… "*. How else can you introduce a garden that is a tribute to times gone by? So let's resume: * "Once upon a time, a garden of wild plants inhabited by elves. Over the seasons, the elves worked the soil to make flowers bloom, grow vegetables and fruits ..." *. The tone is set ! The spirit too, namely that of the great magician Merlin, conductor of the premises and of the visit. Under his ferrule, young and old can discover magic herbs and remedies from the Middle Ages. They will also have the leisure to observe all the manifestations and the diversity of a preserved nature thanks to practices respectful of its balance: maintenance of natural spaces, shelters for local fauna, natural treatments, natural enrichment of the soil… So many practices that were certainly those of Merlin and his fellow citizens and whose common sense is essential again.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin In the flowery meadow, everything is spontaneity and freedom. Sure, fairies and goblins can frolic there carefree!

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin Passing at the foot of the manor, the old medieval path known as "Chemin de la Reine Anne" gave the owner of the place an idea, that of creating fact sheets inspired by Anne de Bretagne's herbarium. The hundred files already produced invite you to discover the representation of the plant in illuminations from the Middle Ages as well as their medicinal use.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin Herbalists were yesterday's doctors, and it was thanks to their science and their ability to study plants that they were able to draw tremendous remedies, some of which were fortunately saved from oblivion.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin Merlin's well: is the water so fresh and pure that Viviane herself likes to quench her thirst?

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin The insect castle certainly makes you want to turn into a bee or a dragonfly! The pupils of the primary schools welcomed on the spot are invited to observe nature through the discovery of fauna and flora: they will thus notice that the plants and insects they observe already existed in the gardens of the Middle Ages.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin The garden of aromas… a name rich in evocations and an invitation to use all your senses to fully enjoy the visit.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin is a paradise for biodiversity. Thanks to the ecological gestures and citizens advocated for the maintenance of the premises, a varied fauna can flourish there freely. Here, the round of a flambé and a bee around a thistle.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin Let's follow our bee in its discovery of the garden. Now, a fragrant nap awaits him, perched on a rose bush itself protected by the shade of a large pine tree.

The wild garden of the Manoir de Merlin


Le Manoir de Merlin Not every salad ends up on the plate! Some win not to be picked, how this chicory - variety of wild salad - which if left to grow produces wonderful blue purple flowers.