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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.

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  • ANGEL
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    List of Famous Gardens

    Althorp

    Arnold Arboretum located on 265 acres in Boston

    Atlanta Botanic Garden

    Austria

    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

    Belgium

    Botanical Garden of the University of Gent, Belgium

    L'Observatoire du Monde des Plantes, LiËge (Belgium)

    National Botanic Garden of Belgium

    Biltmore

    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.

    Dewstow--Wales

    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

    Hawkstone Park

    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

    National Garden

    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.

    http://www.sevenwondersworld.com/wonders_of_world_...

    Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, Florida, was built from a swamp:

    http://www.cypressgardens.com/rides_attractions_sh...

    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.

    http://www.hersheygardens.org/

    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.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Botanic_Gardens...

    http://ftp.rbgkew.org.uk/collections/index.html

    Here's another site that list famous gardens by country & state:

    http://www.mondusdistinction.com/informativetools/...

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Famous Garden Names

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Parliament House Gardens Tooronga Zoo gardens Government House Gardens Hyde Park Royal Botanic Gardens

  • 6 years ago

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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.

    Thanks.

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  • 7 years ago

    Garden of Eden

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