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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: Botanical Garden of Marimurtra
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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.

Bacalhôa Palace

Much has been written about Palácio and Quinta da Bacalhôa, but the conclusion is always the same: it’s a Masterpiece. The Quinta da Bacalhôa estate, formerly belonging to the Portuguese royal family, dates back to the first half of the XV Century, and is considered to be the most beautiful Portuguese estate from this era still in existence today.

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Botanical Garden Marimurtra

The Marimurtra Botanical Garden is situated right on top of the first cove of the Costa Brava called Sa Forcanera. It is a privileged place where you can enjoy its rich botanical, architectural, landscaping and human heritage.

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Garden Castle of Herberstein

The “Garden Castle of Herberstein” is located in the east of Styria in the municipality of Stubenberg am See. The fortified castle stands high on an east-west-facing rock. Not visible from distance, in the middle of a nature reserve.

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