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The Most Magnificent Gardens in the World (36 pics)

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Lowarth Helygen (The Lost Gardens of Heligan), near Mevagissey in Cornwall, UK, with two mud sculptures, a small "jungle", the last remaining pineapple pit in Europe and a series of lakes, created between 1777 and the early 20th century. Fell into disrepair after the First World War, and restored only in the 1990s.
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, by Charles Jencks and Maggie Keswick
House Patrocinio, by Rebelo De Andrade in Lisbon, Portugal with 4,500 plants from 25 different varieties
Artigas Gardens (Jardins de Can Artigas) in La Pobla de Lillet, Catalonia, built between 1905 and 1906, designed by Antoni Gaudi.
Zwerglgarten (Dwarf Garden) of the Mirabell Palace, Salzburg, Austria, with dozens of creepy dwarf statues. The palace and the garden were built by Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich in 1606.
A Plastic Bottle Vertical Garden by the Lar Doce Rar (means Home Sweet Home) project (Rosenbaum Design and Luciano Huck), Brazil
A vertical garden by Patrick Blanc, Rue D'Alsace, Paris, France, 2008
The Muttart Conservatory, a botanical garden in Edmonton, Canada with pyramids
Gilroy Gardens, created by Axel Erlandson between 1925 and 1963, known as The Tree Circus. It wasn't a real financial success, and finally in 1963 he sold the whole property and it was renamed to The Lost World.
A 14-story, ziggurat-like garden named Step Garden at ACROS Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, by Emilio Ambasz & Associates, 1995

The Omega Garden Carousel




Credits: io9.com


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