A botanical garden situated in the territorial division of Brooklyn near Prospects Heights, Crown Heights and Park Slope covering an area of 52 acre is the well known- Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The garden has over 10,000 species of plants and attracts millions of visitors each year from around the world. The garden has gardens with the garden and wide range of plant collections, which are neatly tagged with their common and scientific names. For visitors Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an ideal place for enjoyment and treat. The garden has a number of wandering tracks with maps and guidelines at various places. It is an ideal place for schools trips and families picnic. There is no time limit for you to visit the garden; you are free to spend as much time as you wish to. Some of the special collection of gardens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden is as follows:
The front most cherry-viewing land sites outside Japan can be seen in the Cherry Esplanade garden in BBG. The garden holds almost 42 Asian species of cherries with more than 200 trees planted in it. The first cherry tree was planted after World War I, as a gift from the Japanese government. A cherry viewing festival called Hanami is held every spring when the trees are in bloom of youth. The cherries flush from March to mid-May, depending on the climate. The big cherry spots in this garden are at Cherry Esplanade, Cherry Walk and in many other places in the Garden.
Walter V. Cranford opened the Cranford Rose Garden in 1928. He was a construction engineer and denoted $ 15,000 to BBG for a beautiful rose garden. Harold Caparn and Montague Free designed it. There are almost 1400 species of roses including old golden roses, wild species, grand floras, floribundas, polyanthus, hybrid perpetual, ramblers, and miniature roses, with over 5000 bushes of them. The foundation of Shakespeare Garden was laid in 1925 from the donation of Henry C. Folger, founder of Folger Shakespeare Library. This garden contains more than 80 plants, which has been mentioned in William Shakespeare poems and plays.
The first Japanese garden to be produced in American territory was BBG’s Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden. It was opened in 1915 with a cost of $ 13000.The garden is a flux of the antediluvian hill and pond fashion and the innovative promenade garden style, in which certain natural landscapes divulge along the rambling paths. It covers an area of 3 acres containing hills, a pond, a waterfall, and an island, all created artificially.
A guided tour through the Singapore Botanic Gardens, renowned as one of Singapore’s major ‘natural’ tourist attractions. The Gardens are an easy walk from Orchard Road or Tanglin Road, and quite near Traders Hotel. Also included is the National Orchid Garden, which cost us S each for admission. Filmed October 24, 2012.
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