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AFRICA Karoo Desert Garden, Worchester - The Garden is totally unique for being the only truly succulent garden on the African continent, featuring 400 naturally occurring species and almost 70 species of birds. Soekershof2.jpg (38009 bytes)Soekershof Walkabout and Mazes has, anno 2007, a highly acclaimed collection of over 2400 different registered succulents from all over the world under the open sky. Be ready for some surprises and unusual sideshows! Not an ordinary garden, a bit weird! An unusual destination!
AUSTRALIA Norfolk Island Botanic Garden - Home of the majestic Norfolk Island Pine Araucaria heterophylla -  650 hectares which include a Rain forest, Forestry Zone, uninhabited Phillip Island with a vascular flora of about 68 species Explore the best and most prestigious Arboreta and Botanical Gardens from around the world !
AUSTRIA The Reserve Gardens of Schoenbrunn Castle (Vienna) - Great collection of succulents (and orchids). With special arrangements succulentophiles can gain access. The oldest recorded caudiciform succulent from Africa! 
BELGIUM Anthoine.Arboretum.jpg (49388 bytes)Anthoine Pinetum - Conifers - The largest private collection in Belgium, consisting of more than 1800 species, varieties and cultivars. Interested in joining a private International Conifer Discussion Group? Visit: Conifer Obsession
BRAZIL Bromeliário Cairé -  Bromeliad species in South Brazil Habitat. A regional descriptive inventory with links to lists of species, photos, bibliography, special topics. Biogeographical information on the biota of southern Brazil.
BULGARIA Balchik Botanical Garden - 35 hectares with over 3000 plants -  over 250 different species. Collections of plant species from all over the world including Metasequioia, Para rubber tree and Ginkgo. A collection of large sized cacti species are arranged outdoors. Near Varna explore a fabulous petrified forest: Pobitite Kamani (Rammed Stones) - an unique geological phenomenon with seven groups scattered in a circle with a radius of 3 km. The stone figures, up to 6 meters in height, were formed by timeless erosion about 50 million years ago and hold in various forms of fossils.  
CANADA Butchart.gardens.jpg (105371 bytes)Butchart Gardens, Victoria, British Columbia - 55 acres of spectacular views and exquisite displays - four gardens: sunken, Japanese, rose and Italian. The Sunken Garden began as an ugly limestone pit in 1904. It is now a National Historic Site, attracting over 1 million garden visitors each year. 
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International Peace Garden, 2,339 acres nestled on the USA and Canadian border; reflecting pools and over 150,000 flowers splash the grounds of the Formal Gardens.
CHINA Suzhou Gardens - The prototype of all classical Chinese gardens; some parts date to the 11th Century. The classical gardens of Suzhou were designed and built by great masters of different dynasties, employing extraordinary methods and techniques. Valued highly for their several hundred years of age are the Ginkgoes in the Lingering Garden, the Wisteria in the Humble Administrator's Garden and the Sabina chinensis in the Master-of-Nets garden

CZECH REP. wbgarden.jpg (39673 bytes)Witch's Broom Garden, Jan Slama's  extensive private Collection of unusual and dwarf conifers derived from witch's brooms. His 30 years of collecting resulted in more than two thousand cultivars, including rare trees and shrubs. His web site contains information about his garden and his broom hunting trips.
FRANCE Cedrus.libani_Abies.cilicica.jpg (185147 bytes)Arboretum de Villardebelle  - Located in the south of France, the Arboretum is dedicated to the conservation of rare and endangered conifers. Le Cactus Francophone - Extensive information on French Gardens

Garden of Plantes - First Botanical Garden in Paris!
Claude Monet's Garden - located at Giverny is a mecca for garden lovers. The garden's most recognized feature is a painted wooden Japanese-style bridge which crosses the famous water-lilly pond.
HUNGARY Mesterhazy Pinetum Become a member of one of the worlds leading Horticultural Societies!
INDONESIA Gardens of Ubud, Bali, founded by Stefan Reisner, established to safeguard Bali’s precious flora. The garden include an Orchid and Bromeliad Garden and a vast collection of ferns, palms, bamboos and tropical trees.
JAPAN Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa (Six Attributes Garden) dates back to the Enpo Period(1673-81) and was destroyed by fire in 1759. After a complete restoration the garden opened to the public in 1874. Flora: 8,750 trees and 183 species of plants. The garden is well known for its Karasaki Pine, Flying Geese Bridge, the oldest fountain in Japan and the Yukitsuri, a technique for preserving pines, azaleas and fruit trees from heavy snow. Trees are given extra support by bamboo poles with ropes stretched from the top of a tree to the lower branches like an umbrella to protect it from snow damage in winter. Photo Gallery 
korakuen_garden_overview.jpg (39503 bytes)Korakuen Garden, Okayama was build in the 17th century and incorporates the surrounding hills and castle into the landscape. The garden features waterfalls, ponds, pavilions and a miniature forest. The greenhouse is filled with orchids and cacti. Kairakuen Garden, Mito is most famous for its over three thousand plum trees of 100 varieties. A plum festival is held annually from end of February throughout March.
Other features include a bamboo grove, cedar woods and the Kobuntei, a traditional Japanese style building.
NETHERLANDS Keukenhof Gardens, a 32 hectares (70-acre ) showcase for the Dutch flower industry. The history of Keukenhof dates back to the 15th century and were part of the estate belonging to the castle of Slot Teylingen. Today it is one of the best-known attractions in the country.
Op de Haar Tuinen Hoevelaken - 6 interconnecting gardens, each with a distinct character of 2 hectares. Ideal for group visits, now open to the public. Over 2500 different plants to see - some rare and unusual. An unique landscape in the middle of an ancient wooded swamp.
RUSSIA nikita.jpg (23405 bytes)Nikita Botanical Gardens - Cacti Collection - about 600 species, varieties and forms. The rare succulent collection is presented with 400 taxa - Photo: Peter Lapshin The best Plant Resources from around the World for Bromeliads, Cacti and Succulents, Conifers and Orchids.
SINGAPORE orchid1.jpg (58584 bytes)The Tropical Botanical Instituation in Tanglin was founded in 1859. The 52-ha garden is known for it's National Orchid Garden which boasts 20,000 plants, more than 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids, the largest display of orchids in the world. The Herbarium Collection houses about 650,000 specimens concentrating on the Malaysian region. 
SWEDEN Norrvikens Trårdar (Northbay Gardens) outside of Båstad, est. in 1906 ranks amongst the best in Sweden. There are a multitude of gardens in different styles, magnificently formed garden rooms in the style of the 1920s.The garden was founded by Rudolf Abelin. Gå på upptäcksfärd på sidan! Visit an exquisite Private Exotic Collection featuring the Aristocrats of the Rain Forest:
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cacti.collection.jpg (47264 bytes)Städtische Sukkulentensammlung Zürich (ZSS) - A Succulent collection of 8,500 species from over 50 different plant families. The collection covers an area of about 4750 m2 with six show buildings. Photo: Picture Newsletter

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Bressingham Gardens, Norfolk is world renowned for its plant collection set in a park like meadow. Adrian Bloom's famous Foggy Bottom Garden has been developed to create a garden for year round interest. Ardkinglas Woodland Garden - nestles at the head of the beautiful Loch Fyne in Argyll, Scotland - host of  tallest trees
Great British Gardens - A guide to some of the most beautiful gardens to visit
Drummond.jpg (40631 bytes)Drummond Castle Gardens, Scotland - The Castle is most famous for it's magnificent Italianate parterre gardens, one of the finest formal gardens in Europe, originally laid out in 1630.
Hillier Gardens  - greatest collections of hardy trees and shrubs, including several national collections  Leonardslee Gardens is one of England's most spectacular gardens - 240 acres of lakes and gardens
U S A Cox Arboretum and Gardens, GA - one of the largest private collection of temperate flora featuring over 2000 living specimens Harper.Collec.2.jpg (35745 bytes)Hidden Lake Gardens, MI -
The Harper Collection of dwarf and rare conifers with over 500 accessions displayed on 5 acres
Hawaii Garden (Nat. Tropical Bot. Gardens), Hawaii - Here among 186 acres of plantings exists the largest ex situ collection of native Hawaiian plants. Extensive collections of palms, Rubiaceae, cycads, heliconias, bromeliads, orchids, and flowering trees. Arboretum de Concord, MI - 
Conifers from around the world grown in Michigan, USA - A National Wildlife Federation certified Wildlife Habitat
Harry P. Leu Gardens, FL, Orlando's Scenic Garden Setting, largest Camellia collection, tropical stream garden Historic Bartram's Garden, PA - a 45-acre site includes a Botanical Garden, meadow, parkland and a wetland.
Limahuli Garden and Preserve - (Nat. Trop. Bot. Gardens) Hawaii, extends over 1,000 acres in a verdant tropical valley covering three distinct ecological zones. Water, soil & rare plant conservation!

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Lovett.Pinetum.jpg (43145 bytes)The Lovett Pinetum Charitable Foundation was established in 1996 to gain practical knowledge of the best methods for growing many species of pine trees under defined conditions. Now the Lovett Pinetum manages 79 acres - three Units in three different States. All you want to know about Pines, you will find it on the Pinetum's web site!
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory - The finest collections of cacti, succulents, shrubs, and arid-land bulbs grown under glass Norfolk Batanical Garden, VA -  The conifer garden is a mixture of specimens and dwarf conifer varieties.
Powell Gardens, MO - 915 acres of rolling hills and windswept meadows Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, formerly Blaksley Botanic Garden, California - is noted for its collection of desert and subtropical ornamental plants.


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