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Vegetable extravaganza PETER SHEARD 8th International Garden Festival, Chaumont-sur-Loire Until 17 October. (Tel: 0033 254 209922. Easily accessible from Paris on the A10)

In the late 1990s, Chelsea still rules supreme as the arbiter of good taste in garden design, but a French. The Festival at Chaumont, an exquisite chateau overlooking the River Loire, is now in its eighth year (aj 19.9.96, 1.10.98). This time the theme is 'nothing but vegetables': an opportunity for designers from Scotland to Morocco, from Bangladesh to Japan, to demonstrate innovation and style and, above all, to have fun.

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