Raymond Mondet, his real name, died at the age of 89, reports The Parisian. Former editor of the magazine Rustica, he had animated several horticultural shows on TF1 in the eighties.
Garden lovers remember her friendly smile, thick mustache and wisdom-maxims. Nicolas the Gardener, host of programs on the art of cultivating his vegetable garden in the 1980s, went to the Garden of Eden. The former editor-in-chief of Rustica Magazine died at the age of 89 in Montreuil on Wednesday, reports The Parisian , confirmation of information on his Facebook page.
Raymond Mondet, his real name, was born December 30, 1928 in Romainville. He started gardening and started studying at the École de Breuil in 1944 after a failed attempt to start a career in the insurance sector. The native of Seine-Saint-Denis is recognized gardener 4 branches in 1948, the highest level of gardening studies that testify to the control of growing vegetables, horticulture, trellising and pruning.
"I know they're waiting for me"
After 25 years in the specialized press and a change in the management of Rustica magazine, he made his camera debut on TF1 in the 1980s. The TF1 house with Évelyne Dhéliat, then, under her new pseudonym, the program The garden of Nicolas. This great lover of orchards with famous pronunciation was also author of several books on gardening. His last book, My garden, published in 1999 by Éditions Rustica.
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In recent years, Raymond Mondet has left television to dedicate himself to his Romainville garden. Asked by TF1 a few years ago on "the day of the great passage", he said in particular that it would be "blessed day where I will finally find my sister, my mother and my father." And all the others, I know that they are waiting for me. & # 39;
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