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Gardens are a living form of art, which condenses time and space. From ancient times to contemporary gardens, from castles to roof terrace, here is a selection of the most inspiring places in the world. Where love for art meets love for nature. The project is growing every day.
Discover the garden of the month: Islands of Brissago (CH)
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About Great Gardens of the World

Great Gardens of the World is a worldwide network of international gardens, garden designers and landscape architects, ranging from China to America, from Russia to Australia. It aims to be a source of inspiration for a new generations of garden lovers and designers, a place where ideas and motivation can be found easily.

"The great challenge for the garden designer is not to make the garden look natural, but to make the garden so that the people in it will feel natural." – Lawrence Halprin
MODERN GARDENS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

Gardens have become a modern agora, where people meet and mix. It’s the formidable use of space, that makes for such diversity in modern garden design. ​

Historical Gardens

Places where the history of art of Gardens was made, a ‘must see’ on any garden lovers list. These gardens cover many centuries in 20 Countries of the world.

Follies

Follies are decorative garden structures, ranging from miniature buildings to towers, Chinese pagodas or even battlements completely out of context.

Islands of Brissago

Immersed in the waters of Lake Maggiore, which accumulate heat during the summer and return it to the atmosphere in the winter, the Islands enjoy a subtropical climate.

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Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle is the home of the Earl’s of Arundel & Dukes of Norfolk for centuries (since1067) and the current Duke and Duchess of Norfolk are forward thinking and great exponents of the gardens which makes working at Arundel Castle fantastic, the garden team feel that they are not only part of history, but also making history as the gardens continue to evolve.

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Chanticleer

A 50-acre pleasure garden in Wayne, Pennsylvania, Chanticleer is one of the most visually exciting, imaginative, and romantic gardens in the U.S. Formerly the private estate of the Rosengartens, the garden is a study of textures and forms where foliage trumps flowers, the gardeners lead the design, and even the drinking fountains are sculptural. It is a garden of delights and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home. The garden has evolved greatly since opening to the public in 1993.

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