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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.
Peterhof is located on the southern coastland of the Gulf of Finland. The seaside paradise was built, as a grandiose triumphal memorial glorifying the grandeur of Russia, in conquering the much needed and desired access to the Baltic Sea, during the Great Northern War.
Radicepura is a horticultural park inspired by the Faro family’s dream, particularly of Mr. Venerando Faro’s, who makes available to everyone his historical experience in international floriculture with his private collection.