probably the world's most famous garden, was built for Louis XIV and
designed by André Le Nôtre.
- The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
Strange landforms abound in Charles Jencks' Garden of Cosmic Speculation.
- Boboli Gardens
The Bobobli Gardens,
behind the Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy were groundbreaking in the
early 18th century for their open design.
- Rikugien Gardens
"Rikugien literally means 'six poems garden'
and reproduces in miniature 88 scenes from famous poems."
- Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny
The pool with nympheas, in Claude Monet's garden at Giverny.
- Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
at Todd Inlet, which lie around 14 miles from
Victoria B.C., covers more than 55 acres of the 130 acre Butchart Estate.
- Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Table Mountain looms in the distance of this vista from
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in South Africa.
- Yu Gardens - Shanghai
Yu Gardens were built in
the Ming Dynasty during the reign of Emperor Jia Jin, and restored in the 1960s.
- Abraham Lincoln Memorial Gardens
Designed by Jens Jensens in the 1930s, the
Lincoln Memorial Gardens are planted with native
species from the three states Lincoln lived in: Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois.
- Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England
Amazing colors reflect on the calm waters of Exbury Lake.
- Holland's Keukenhof Gardens
A showpiece for Holland's unique and beautiful
tulips, the manicured landscapes of Keukenhof Gardens abut the rainbow rows of blooming Tulips near Amsterdam.
- Mirabell Garden in Salzburg
The world-famous Mirabell Gardens
were built along a north-south axis and oriented towards the Hohensalzburg Fortress and the Salzburger Dom cathedral.
- Ryōan-ji Zen Garden in Kyoto, Japan
In Kyoto's Ryōan-ji Zen Garden, the empty space is implicitly structured, and is aligned with the temple's architecture.