Whistling Gardens

Whistling Gardens

We cordially invite you to join us here at Whistling Gardens, one of Ontario’s premier horticultural gardens. Since 2012, we have garnered regional, provincial, national, and international awards and are home to North America’s largest peony collection, North America’s largest conifer collection, and one of Canada’s largest computer-run fountain shows. Stroll and explore over 20 acres of gardens displaying over 4,500 different plants, including the rarest tree in the world, the Baishan Fir.

Rikugi-en Garden, Tokyo

Rikugi-en

One of the most beautiful gardens in Tokyo, the Rikugien offers a quiet resting and strolling place in the hectic Tokyo life. Rikugien is a delicate and gentle Japanese garden that reflects the depth of Yoshiyasu’s literary knowledge. The garden is a strolling garden of the Edo period.

Kyiti Taizo-in Gardens

Taizo-in Gardens

Taizo-in is a “Real Japanese Garden”. With its beautiful gardens and treasures of Japanese art, Taizo-in is the oldest and most famous sub-temples of the Myoshin-ji complex. It was founded in 1404 and the gardens are said to have been designed by the painter Kano Motonobu in the Muromachi period.

Beihai Gongyuan

Beihai Gongyuan

Located in the center of Beijing, Beihai is the earliest, best-preserved, and most profound classical royal garden in the existing history of China. The formation and development of Beihai has gone through several dynasties of Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, carrying nearly a thousand years of Chinese history and culture, and forming a gardening art style represented by royal gardens.

Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay

A national garden and premier horticultural attraction for local and international visitors, Gardens by the Bay is a showpiece of horticulture and garden artistry that presents the plant kingdom in a whole new way, entertaining while educating visitors with plants seldom seen in this part of the world, ranging from species in cool, temperate climates to tropical forests and habitats.

Changdeokgung Palace Garden

Changdeokgung Palace Garden

Changdeokgung and its secret garden actually served as the primary royal residence from the early 1600s – 1800s. I’ve been twice now, once in late spring and recently mid-autumn, and it’s definitely one of those places in Seoul I’ll never tire of visiting. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most significant Korean landmarks, and the best preserved of all the palaces.

Lunuganga Gardens

Lunuganga Gardens

Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa set up the Geoffrey Bawa Trust 40 years ago in 1982 and made the remarkable decision to foster ecological and environmental sciences, art, and architecture – a visionary choice of intertwined disciplines. To Lunuganga is organised across three seasons, considering the overarching and increasingly unpredictable temporalities at Lunuganga, and its relationship to the Earth’s crust, to the biosphere, and the cosmos.