No sooner were the ornamental gardens planned at Versailles than the potager du Roy, or fruit and vegetable garden, was created.
It way even be questioned if the garden of Eden was merely a potager.
From now on French gardens were divided specifically into the potager and verger.
The gardener could not account for the depredations committed on his potager till accident led him to discover the mystery.
Why, the potager of the Villa du Lac supplies the whole of Lacville with fruit and flowers!