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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.
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 are decorative garden structures, ranging from miniature buildings to towers, Chinese pagodas or even battlements completely out of context.
ANIMA is a magical place of sensuality, of wonder, of contemplation, of joy, of healing, and of inspiration. Created by the famous Austrian artist André Heller, this unusual garden/museum of more than three hectares amazes with its exuberance, its monumental sculptures by Pablo Picasso, Keith Haring, Alexander Calder or Auguste Rodin and other colorful works of art which are enthroned in the heart of a richly wooded park. More than just a visit, this lively museum offers a sensational experience with its hundreds of types of plants and trees, from bamboo over palms and cacti.