The ephemeral garden has made its second annual appearance, offering Parisians a chance to stop and smell the flowers, plants, herbs and trees that have blossomed on the vast gray square. And as you can see, this year's edition included this ephemeral pond in front of city hall...
Here and in the slideshow are some photos from last year's ephemeral garden, preserved for eternity and your enjoyment.
You can visit the ephemeral garden until August 17.
- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com