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Contest introduction

Open to all established landscape designers and entrepreneurs, the “Carré des Jardiniers” competition takes place every two years, as part of the Paysalia fair. It was created in 2011 by landscape and garden professionals, including Jean Mus renowned landscape architect and President of the jury.

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2023 Theme

“Biodiver’city”: How shall we live in tomorrow’s towns?
The urban environment is where two thirds of the French population lives. It’s a multiple layered environment between the packed city centre and the quieter suburban sprawl. City life can often be dynamic, [...] 

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Thrill to a unique experience

Vibrate to the beat of your passion !

The Carré des Jardiniers contest is all about emotions – stress, competitiveness, happiness, excitement – and sharing…




Chaired by Jean Mus, the 2021 Carré des Jardiniers jury returned its verdict and on Wednesday the 1s ...

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Landscape gardeners are ready for the challenges of tomorrow's’ world

Every two years, the Carré des Jardiniers contest is a highlight for landscape gardeners and landsca ...

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Launching the 2021 Carre des Jardiniers Contest : « A garden for (gracious) living »

The Carré des Jardiniers contest – symbol of excellence for the whole landscaping and gardening sect ...

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What Master Gardeners say

Press release The first edition of the Carré des Jardiniers, the top contest for the Landscaping ...

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How to deal with young landscaping recruits’ apprehensions

In landscaping, as in most sectors, it can be quite difficult for different generations to understan ...

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Recognition may be just around the corner for Moroccan landscape architects and designers!

If the denomination “landscape architects and designers” has been protected and recognized in France ...

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Landscaping for the senses : hearing

Gardens are full of sensory titillations as the Carré des Jardiniers landscaping contest finalists w ...

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Landscaping for the senses : taste

A good sense of taste is a must-have for the finalists in the Carré des Jardiniers 2019 landscaping ...

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Landscaping for the senses : touch

The sensory garden will be one of the challenges for the finalists of the Carré des Jardiniers. Thei ...

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Landscaping for the senses : scents of nature

For the Carré des Jardiniers contest, part of the finalists' score will be awarded by professionals ...

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