‘It’s okay! I’m a flower arranger.’

Click to see a larger version at FlickrJust nine or ten gardeners (depending on who you talk to) tend the magnificent gardens at Villandry, France. And given the formality and variety of gardens that’s a hefty workload.

So maybe someone had been lax with regard to the flowers in the Chateau…

A burly attendant bursts into the room and barks at a very proper English lady — let’s call her Mrs Terribly Terribly — who’s not only touching the flowers, but manipulating them. Does she desist? Does she hell!

‘It’s okay!’ she insists. ‘I’m a flower arranger. I spotted a gap.’

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