Vegetables at Versailles

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Jean Baptiste la Quintinye was hired by Louis XIV to create a potager or kitchen garden at Versailles, in order to feed the enormous household. From My French Life: The gardeners and students at the little-known kitchen garden at the Chateau de Versailles in France strive to maintain King Louis XIV’s rare fruit varieties and experimental gardening technics. Once a mosquito infested bog, the

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