Gardens to Visit - Learning Garden Design by Seeing the Best
Favorite Public Gardens, Toured and Recommended by Gardeners
Gardeners recommend and write about their favorite public gardens. Recommendations of gardens to visit.
Flower and Garden Shows by State
Just when we need it most, horticultural societies across the country provide us with a breath of spring in the form of flower and garden shows. Whichever you attend, you can expect garden landscape displays, competitions, a vendor area, seminars by garden experts and floral displays. Here is a listing of some of the most popular spring flower...
Biltmore Estate Gardens - America’s Largest House Has Gardens to Match
At the Biltmore Estate, the house gets most of the attention. The job of designing gardens to complement this masterpiece was given to Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape Architecture. There is much to be learned from studying the variety and selection and the way Olmsted incorporated them into the naturalistic landscape of...
Callaway Gardens Georgia
A photographic tour of the much estimed garden founded by conservationists Cason and Virginia Callaway. Callaway Gardens is about 60 miles southwest of Atlanta, in Pine Mountain, Georgia.
Desert Botanical Garden
About's California Guide tells us this Phoenix, AZ garden "...is the world's only botanical garden whose original mission was to focus solely on desert plants. Today, it holds one of the world’s finest collections of cacti, succulents and other desert flora."
Getty Museum Gardens
The gardens surrounding this famos Los Angeles, CA museum complement and enhance the works of art inside.
Japanese Garden Pictures
Favorite garden photos from About's Guide to Japan.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
A combination of natural bushland, great views and diverse botanic garden. (Not to mention over 150 species of weeds.)
Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens
A photographic tour of Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens.
Mt Tomah Botanic Garden
Part of the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, Mount Tomah Botanic Garden features plants not traditionally associated with Australia, like Rock gardens, conifer species, rhododendrona and rainforest plants.
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
This is a classical Chinese Garden in the Suzhou style, which encompasses an entire city block.
Sunken Gardens, St. Petersburg, FL
The Sunken Gardens are a unique treasure, originally carved out of a large sinkhole and shallow lake by plumber George Turner in 1924. St. Petersburg bought and renovated the gardens and over, 6,000 new plants have been added, plus a beautiful butterfly garden.
Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens
Thirty hectares comprise Australia’s oldest scientific institutio, with more than 7,500 plant species in their collections.
The Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens
Japan is a country known for its gardens and garden design. About's Guide to Japan tells you which are the best.