Garden festivals as showcases
Testing the Limits of the Garden
Ed. by Métis International Garden Festival / Waugh, Emily
- At the interface of art and landscape design
- Internationally renowned designers from Europe and North America
- Experimental designs in a challenging Northern environment
Aims and Scope
Garden festivals are often a testing area for new ideas for landscape designers. On a small scale designers can experiment with innovative materials and explore emerging tendencies. The International Garden Festival in Métis in northern Quebec is probably the best-known festival in North America. This publication will explain the role of garden festivals in landscape design and present a selection of 25 gardens from Métis.