What can we remember from the most incredible gardens on our planet? Perhaps one of the seven wonders of the world is the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. We need to fill this gap and learn more about living curiosities.
The most extraordinary gardens in the world contain live installations that complement the concept of the territory and provide an unforgettable experience for its visitors.
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Scotland
It is designed with futuristic plots, and it is not in vain that it bears the name of the garden of cosmic speculations. The garden is part of the estate of landscape architect Charles Jencks and serves as an excellent advertisement promoting the talent of its owner.
The Overhanging Gardens of Marqueyssac, France
The Hanging Gardens of Markeyssac, which surrounds an ancient castle in the Dordogne area. Here, each plant is decorated in a sculpture, and their alliance is connected in a substantial green labyrinth.
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
In Singapore, almost everyone will be offered a Gardens by the Bay excursion. This is a designer forest that combines unique natural phenomena and technological processes that give plants intricate shapes and illumination. The iron and concrete supports that look like age-old trees are the frames for climbing plants, ferns and epiphytes.
Isola Bella, Italy
It is located on the island of Lago Maggiore, one of the most picturesque lakes, and contains a magnificent palace in the centre, braided by many species of climbing plants. The top of the floating “pyramid” is decorated with a unicorn – a symbol of the family of the creator of this miracle, and exotic animals live throughout the island.
Sculpture Garden by Bruno Torfs, Australia
The following unusual place for a tourist is the Sculpture Garden by Bruno Torfs from Australia. Its highlight is the location of many sculptures throughout the greenhouse, executed in pagan mythology.
Forest fairies and nymphs, dense wood goblins and goblins, elves and many other contrived characters of various sizes settled here among rare species of ferns and mosses. This is an exciting place with its particular mentality, where you can safely and inexpensively relax.
Butchart Gardens, Canada
One of the most beautiful and famous botanical gardens in the world began more than a century ago as the private property of the Butchart family, who decided to refine the old quarry and turn it into a blossoming garden. Today, visitors are greeted by a massive collection of plants and a unique landscape design, thanks to which the garden blooms almost all year round – from March to November.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden, Thailand
Nong Nooch Tropical garden near Pattaya is one of the most extensive botanical gardens in Southeast Asia. Here you will find all the richness of Thailand’s flora and the best landscape ideas from around the world: a regular French park, a traditional Japanese garden, a bonsai collection, orchid gardens, ferns and much more. In addition, 1,100 species of palm trees grow here, themed installations are held, and the largest freshwater fish – arapaima – lives in the reservoirs.
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, USA
One of the most beautiful gardens in the United States of America, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, is lost in the stone jungle of New York. More than 11 thousand species of plants from all over the Earth have been collected here, three pavilions that recreate different climatic zones have been opened, fourteen thematic gardens have been laid out. But the most striking impression is the unique Japanese garden. It skillfully reproduces all the traditional elements of Japanese landscape design: hills, pond with an island, waterfall and bonsai.
Keukenhof , Netherlands
The Keukenhof Flower garden is open only two months a year, but this does not prevent it from being one of the world’s most famous and unique gardens. There are colossal tulip plantations of 32 hectares, which bloom from late March to late May. In addition to tulips, lilies, daffodils, hyacinths, and many other flowers await guests: they create the impression of a carpet spreading under your feet and going into infinity. Every year, landscape designs make a unique composition of flowers.
Kawachi Fuji Garden, Japan
The unique Kawachi Fuji Hanging Garden in the Japanese town of Kitakyushu has become famous worldwide for its paradise beauty of blooming wisteria trees. Various shades of white, pink, lilac, violet create the impression of an artist’s canvas with an incredible imagination.
Particularly mesmerizing is the Wisteria tunnel made of wisteria, the long flowering brushes hanging like a waterfall overhead, creating the impression of a marvellous ceiling of alternating stripes of white, pink, purple. Unfortunately, the Kawachi Fuji Hanging Garden only in May pleases with a riot of colours and the scent of flowering plants. However, still, it is rightfully considered the most unusual in the world.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall, UK
The unusual Heligan Garden is located in the old estate of the same name in England. On an area of 81 hectares, there are several plots with different designs, bearing very eloquent names: “Lost Valley”, “Pineapple Pit”, “Jungle”… The garden contains collections of rhododendrons, camellias, ferns and relict trees, even the only ones that grow on the territory of Europe fruiting pineapples. But the main attraction, giving originality and mystery, is the mysterious statues covered with moss and vegetation.