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Can you name some famous gardens?
Can you name some famous gardens in the world? Where are they? Why are they famous? Whatever you can tell me about them would help.
- ANGELLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
List of Famous Gardens
Arnold Arboretum located on 265 acres in Boston
Atlanta Botanic Garden
Botanical Garden, Institute of Botany, Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria
Botanischer Garten der Stadt Linz (Austria)
Botanic Garden of the Jozsef Attila University - Hungary
Ness Botanic Gardens- England
Botanical Garden of the University of Gent, Belgium
L'Observatoire du Monde des Plantes, LiËge (Belgium)
National Botanic Garden of Belgium
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Chicago Botanic Garden
Christchurch Botanic Gardens - New Zealand
Community Gardening in Germany
Dawyck Botanic Gardens and Arboretum - Scotland
Descanso--experience the wondrous beauty of colorful foliage.
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Fairchild Tropical Garden - Florida
Filoli is located in Woodside, CA
Göttingen Botanical Garden - Germany
Hampton Court--on the river Lugg in Herefordshire. Owned by an American based charity,
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden! This garden is located on the lush Hamakua Coast north of Hilo
Hellbrunn--In 1612 the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg, commissioned the building of a country estate
Het Loo Palace, in the woodland setting of Apeldoorn in the heart of the Netherlands
Huntington Botanical Gardens--150 acres of breathtaking gardens--one of the best--Huntington Library
International Peace Garden--Straddling the U.S. Canadian border of North Dakota and Manitoba
Botanic Garden of the Irkutsk State University - Russia
Japanese Garden list
Japanese Garden of Seattle
Lawai Garden of the National Tropical Botanical Garden - Hawaii
Harry P. Leu Gardens - Florida
Longwood Gardens was created by industrialist Pierre S. du Pont
Missouri Botanical Garden
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
Morton Arboretum--1,700 acres. More than 30,000 plants, representing 3,600 different types of plants
Mount Vernon estate and gardens
Old Westbury Gardens is the former home of John S. Phipps. Built in 1906 the magnificent Charles II style mansion and carefully planned formal gardens and landscaped grounds were the center of this family's life
Botanical Garden of the University of Osnabrück- Germany
Park Wilhelmshöhe Europe's largest hillside park-In German and English
Petrozavodsk State University Botanic Garden - Russia
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site--Cornish, New Hampshire
Sonnenberg Gardens- beautiful Victorian mansion and gardens, on Canandaigua Lake, in Upstate New York.
Spetchley Gardens - England
St. Andrews Botanic Gardens - Scotland
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens were opened in 1832
Vaux le Vicomte --The inspiration for Versailles
Chateau Villandry--Large châteaux built on the banks of the Loire
Wilhelmshöhe--Europe's largest hillside park
Winterthur-966-acre estate features a 60-acre garden of its creator, Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969).
When you go to this site, click on each to find out more about them: http://www.quartershopping.com/Gardens.htm
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the world) was built by Nebuchadnezzar, the son of King Hammurabi ( king of the Babylonian kingdom whose kingdom flourished under his rule). It was noted for its elaborate irrigation system. This wonder of the world was located in the east bank of Euphrates, South of Baghdad in Iraq.
Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, Florida, was built from a swamp:
Claude Monet's garden at Giverny;France ... the inspiration for Monet's paintings.
Many famous gardens were from the estates of rich or famous people.
When approached to sponsor a national rosarium in Washington , D.C. , Milton S. Hershey instead decided to create a garden in Hershey, Pa: By 1942 Hershey Gardens expanded to a dazzling 23-acre botanical garden.
Mount Vernon Estate & Garden was George Washington's garden: http://www.mountvernon.org/
The Tuileries Gardens in Paris, France : A formal 17th century garden built by a queen, Catherine de Medicis: http://www.paris.org/Kiosque/sep96/tuileries.html
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, usually referred to simply as Kew Gardens, are extensive gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in southwest London, England. It's a leading center of botanical research, a training ground for professional gardeners. Kew Gardens originated in the exotic garden at Kew Park formed by Lord Capel of Tewkesbury. It was enlarged and extended by Princess Augusta, the widow of Frederick, Prince of Wales, for whom Sir William Chambers built several garden structures.
Here's another site that list famous gardens by country & state:
- Anonymous5 years ago
Famous Garden NamesSource(s): https://shorte.im/a0Ksu
- Anonymous5 years ago
Parliament House Gardens Tooronga Zoo gardens Government House Gardens Hyde Park Royal Botanic Gardens
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- 7 years ago
Garden of Eden