Top gorgeous flower gardens worldwide

Human beings often consider flowers as a useful way to beautify their environment and as a source of food. Colorful flower gardens are often common places for people to relax after working days. Let’s see the prettiest flower gardens in Europe and North America.

 

Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof, located near Haarlem, just outside Amsterdam, is the world’s largest flower garden with more than 7 million bulbs including tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, narcissi and gladioli. The most important thing to remember about Keukenhof Gardens is that it’s only open in springs when the bulbs are flowering.

 

Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens

 

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is the world’s largest collection of more than 30,000 different living plant kinds.

 

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England

 

Great Dixter Garden, England

The gardens at Great Dixter were created in 1910 by English architect Edwin Lutyens. An Exotic Garden features purple and white blooms along  banana trees.

 

Great Dixter Garden, England

 

Gardens of the Château de Chaumont, France

The present château and gardens in the French style were created in the 18th century and restored in the 20th century. The gardens mainly feature a large rectangle of chestnut trees providing shade and avenues of hornbeam hedges 350 meters long in the west and south.

 

Gardens of the Château de Chaumont, France

 

Monet Garden, Giverny, France

There are two parts in Monet’s garden: the flower garden called Clos Normand in front of the house and a Japanese inspired water garden on the other side of the road. Monet made a garden full of perspectives, symmetries and colors. Clos Normand is divided into flowerbeds. Fruit trees or ornamental trees dominate the climbing roses and the long-stemmed hollyhocks.

 

Monet Garden, Giverny, France

 

Luxembourg Garden, France

The garden was opened to only royalty before the French Revolution, but now serves as one of Paris’s most popular destinations for relaxation.

 

Luxembourg Garden, France

 

Balboa Gerden, San Diego, California

Balboa Park offers a magnificent backdrop for the cultural attractions. The Park was ranked among the Best Parks in the world by the Project for Public Places in 2003 (13 out of 24) for its mixture of horticulture, art and culture.

 

Balboa Gerden, San Diego, California

 

Butchart Garden, Canada

The Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island, located in Brentwood Bay, is a garden of earthly delights in every season from summer splendor to autumn’s golden glory.

 

Butchart Garden, Canada

 

Generalife Garden, Spain

The gardens of the Generalife dated back to the 1200’s AD. In medieval times, they would have contained fruits as well as flowers. Today plants are selected for their aromas and color.

 

Generalife Garden, Spain

 

 

 

Related links:

Creating a Flower Garden

Flower Gardening Tips

Importance Of Flower Gardens

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