picking echinacea in the beauty garden

The beauty garden

Our plants are cultivated in a medieval garden, where the hortus and the herbularius (vegetable and medicinal plants) grow together. This wonderful and abundant garden is the Douces Angevines' heart and soul.

Michele Cros in the beauty garden

A true living and magical herbarium!

We pick Verbena, Fragrant Roses, White Sage, Echinacea... Each manual harvest is brought directly to our laboratory for a fresh and energetic treatment. A large variety of plants allows several harvests per year.

Permaculture and harmony of rhythms

Jardin en mouvement, permaculture, biodynamie… Nous donnons à la nature les conditions idéales pour s’épanouir. Nous intervenons un minimum et à bon escient (usage du compost, plantes soignées par les plantes…).

Dans l’harmonie des rythmes, en lien avec les cycles lunaires et les saisons, nous faisons notre part au jardin, dans un dialogue complice avec les esprits de la nature.

"Flowers and trees are my friends, I talk to them. Some of them replies to me and their help is precious. This is how I know that I am working with a living material, in a mutual love and the product that is born of it testifies and spreads this love in its turn."

Michele Cros

The origins of our plants and flowers

40% sont issues du jardin. Les plantes les plus délicates y poussent : Roses de Provins et Roses de Damas, Violettes sauvages, Echinacée, Hysope.

20% proviennent des cueillettes sauvages pratiquées en conscience et avec respect dans des lieux préservés : Millepertuis, Frêne, Lavande des Corbières.

40% of our vegetable oils, essential oils and dried plants come from local producers in Anjou and other parts of France. We take care of fair trade, solidarity and the ethical sourcing of oils from other countries.

our plants from our gardens

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The workshop-laboratory

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