Thursday, May 24, 2012

Most beautiful gardens

Recreation has always been a source of energy for refreshment but gardens have proved to be the best because. It is the place where you can feel the nature at its closest. Gardens are very necessary  for the growth of any healthy society
Singapore Botanic Garden
Considered one of the world’s prettiest botanical gardens, the Singapore Botanic Garden was established in 1859. It is on 128 acres. The National Orchid Garden is in center section, atop the park’s highest point, where more than 60,000 colorful orchids bloom.

Descanso Gardens California

A mere 20 minute drive outside of Los Angeles you’ll find a bucolic paradise with more than 100,000 plants and one of the world’s largest collections of camellias. The gardens and woods of Descanso unfold over 65 hectares of the San Rafael Hills
Butchart Gardens, British Columbia

The Butchart Gardens are a dazzling example of a successful reclamation project. It is spread to 22 hectare tract filled with 700 varieties of plants that bloom from March to October.
Villa D’Este, Italy

Villa d’ Estewas is embellished by one of the most fascinating garden and fountain complexes in the world. It has the Avenue of the Hundred Fountains, where animal heads, lilies, a small boat, basins, and so on all spurt water.
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C

You might feel as though you’ve stepped into a Merchant-Ivory set in any of the gardens that make up this estate at the north end of Georgetown, one of Washington’s nicest neighborhoods.
Villa Ephrussa de Rothschild, France

It is filled with olive trees and lavender, a lapidary garden, with sculptures too large to be displayed in the villa, and Spanish, Japanese, Florentine, and exotic gardens.
Sourhead Warminister, England

To the English gentry of the 18th century, the more classical something could be the better. Stourhead is a grand example of genteel fascination with the past.
The Master of Nets Garden, China

The residential garden in southeast China, call Wangshiyuan in Chinese, was designed during the Song dynasty. The arrangement of pavilions, halls, music rooms, won some bamboo grooves, and waterside perches is an exercise in natural harmony.
Sans Souci Potsdam, Germany

Frederick the Great of Prussia built this splendid rococo palace as his summer place, where he could live without a care, sans souci. Busts of Roman emperors, decorative statues, and a Chinese tea house dot the lavish grounds.
Versailles, France
The 101 hectares are riddled with paths that lead to flower beds, quiet corners decorated with classical statuary, ornamental lakes.

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