Descriptions, photos, and information about private gardens of renown around the world. Gardens featured in the websites and pages listed here are not routinely open to the public, but may be open by appointment or invitation. Examples include gardens designed by famous garden architects, or gardens known from television shows and gardening magazines. Websites and pages listed here are descriptive, focusing more on the garden than the gardener or the process of gardening. They often include sections on the garden's history and development, its design philosophy, and photo galleries. Private Gardens Gardening Home.
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- Originally Darts Hill Garden Park www
Originally designed and planted by Edwin and Fransisca Darts, Hill Garden Park, this unique garden is now donated into the care of the City of Surrey, British Columbia. Information about open days. Darts Hill Garden Park.
- Nancy The Owlsperch www
Nancy and Noel show off their garden on the banks of the North Fork Lewis River near Woodland, Owlsperch, Washington, in seasonal photo galleries. The Owlsperch.
- Searchable The Moore Farm Plant Database www
Searchable database of plants (1800+, Moore Farm Plant Database, with 160+ photos) growing in this garden in South Carolina's low country, along with several articles and photos of open days. The Moore Farm Plant Database.
- Special A Small Irish Garden www
Special sections on hardy geraniums, Small Irish Garden, clematis and roses. Personal musings, and information on making hypertufa troughs. A Small Irish Garden.
- Historic Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens www
Historic garden highlighting lilacs in spring, Klager Lilac Gardens, but open year-round for visits. Annual Lilac Days and Art in the Garden events. Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens.
- Information White Center Home Garden Tour www
Information about annual free tour of gardens in Seattle, Center Home Garden Tour, Washington. White Center Home Garden Tour.
- Historic Greenwood Gardens www
Historic estate garden in Short Hills (New Jersey), Gardens, being restored for public enjoyment as a project of the Garden Conservancy. History, photos, mission statement. Greenwood Gardens.
- A My Ulster Garden www
A monthly record in pictures of the main features of this Northern Ireland garden. My Ulster Garden.
- Multi-faceted Maggie's Garden in Texas www
Multi-faceted gardening site centered on a family garden. Garden in Texas. Plant portraits, visual tours, forums, tips and guides. Maggie's Garden in Texas.
- Garden Saso Herb Gardens www
Garden formerly used as herb nursery in Saratoga (California), Herb Gardens, now privately owned. Saso Herb Gardens.
- Small, Jim Handtmann's LandEscapes www
Small, Handtmann's LandEscapes, meticulously tended backyard garden in Minneapolis. Tours by way of thumbnail galleries. Jim Handtmann's LandEscapes.
- Growing Virginia Garden www
Growing plants deer will not eat takes priority in this Southeastern Virginia garden. Virginia Garden.
- Private Dublin Garden Group www
Private gardens that are open to the public in Dublin, Garden Group, Ireland. Dublin Garden Group.
- Ray The Bivin Garden www
Ray and Mollie Bivin's garden in Shidler (Oklahoma) features spacious lawns, Bivin Garden, flower beds and hundreds of trees and shrubs. Open to the public on summer weekends. Descriptions, slide show, visitor information. The Bivin Garden.
- Eight Coolcarrigan www
Eight acres of gardens surrounding a private Georgian house built in the 1830s afford sweeping vistas, Coolcarrigan, seas of colors, and an arboretum. The garden is open by appointment. History, photos, maps, sample of arboretum holdings. County Kildare, Ireland. Coolcarrigan.
- Stroll Davi's Garden Tour www
Stroll through traditional home garden on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Garden Tour, Australia, past plenty of flowers, native plants, pets, and bird visitors. Davi's Garden Tour.
- Our Lady Anne's Garden of Eden www
Our garden of Eden pages, Anne's Garden of Eden, complete with ponds, hummingbird and bird nests, detailed pictures, maps and plant information. Lady Anne's Garden of Eden.
- Maureen Perennial Gardening on the Prairies www
Maureen and Glenn's garden in Saskatchewan, Gardening on the Prairies, Canada. Portraits with personal observations for many of their plants. Perennial Gardening on the Prairies.
- Describes A Southern Garden www
Describes creation of stately garden in Florence, Southern Garden, Alabama, along with many of its plants. Nicely illustrated. A Southern Garden.
- This High Desert Rose Garden www
This oasis in the High Desert of Albuquerque features many varieties of roses, Desert Rose Garden, poppies, and other ornamentals. High Desert Rose Garden.
- Garden Lili-Ann's Homepage www
Garden in the north of Sweden, Homepage, focusing on alpines and primulas. Many plant photos, and primula germination details. Lili-Ann's Homepage.
- A Moosey's Country Garden www
A rambling New Zealand country garden, Country Garden, brought alive with wit and color by its owner and tender. Photographs of the garden and its structures, lots of short articles, and news. Moosey's Country Garden.
- At London Hill Gardens www
At this garden on the South Island of New Zealand overlooking Lake Elterwater, Hill Gardens, beds of roses, lavender and catmint have been developed amidst old, established trees. History, photo gallery, and information about tours. London Hill Gardens.
- The Olympic Views www
The Miller Family's Pacific Northwest garden. Views. Dozens of photos arranged by season, mostly with an artistic bent, and gardening information with an emphasis on perennials. Olympic Views.
- Historic Alton www
Historic private garden in Mt. Alton. Macedon (Victoria, Australia), principally known for its collection of trees. Tours by appointment, and annual open day. History, photos. Alton.
- Belgian Jan and Mieke Bastiaens' Garden www
Belgian perennial lovers' garden. and Mieke Bastiaens' Garden. Design process, layout, and inspiring photos of garden and plantings. English and Dutch versions. Jan and Mieke Bastiaens' Garden.
- Hobby Offene Gartenpforte www
Hobby gardeners of Niederrhein (Germany) gardening association show their private gardens in photographs. Gartenpforte. Dates for current-year garden tours. Offene Gartenpforte.
- A Little Bit of Heaven www
A story in pictures of a home garden being built, Bit of Heaven, with updates as it matures year by year. Little Bit of Heaven.
- An Tasmanian Gardeners Create Eden www
An account of how a Tasmanian couple built their own Eden, Gardeners Create Eden, in narrative and photos. Tasmanian Gardeners Create Eden.
- Garden Op de Haar Garden www
Garden in a wooded area of the Netherlands featuring many woodland and shade plants, Haar Garden, as well as numerous varieties of acers, magnolia, rhododendron, camellia, bamboo, ferns and hosta. Visits by appointment. Op de Haar Garden.
- Dedicated Squaw Valley Herb Gardens www
Dedicated to showing the role of plants in California's history, Valley Herb Gardens, the home and garden of two artists in central California can be visited by appointment. Photos, calendar of events, herbal recipes. Squaw Valley Herb Gardens.
- Photos Back Yard www
Photos and descriptions of plants in a backyard garden in Maryland, Yard, and a peek at its construction project. Back Yard.
- Located The Chase Garden www
Located in Orting (Washington) on 4 1/2 acres with a view of Mt Rainier, Chase Garden, this garden is characteristic of the 1960s Northwest gardening style, with naturalistic woodlands, reflecting pools, and wildflowers. A Garden Conservancy project. The Chase Garden.
- Bountiful Flower pictures www
Bountiful picture galleries of flowers from the tropical and temperate climates, pictures, as well as a butterfly gallery. Flower pictures.
- Amateur Digital Photo Artistry www
Amateur photographer presents galleries focused on African violets, Photo Artistry, roses, lilies, hydrangeas and orchids, many taken at flower shows. Digital Photo Artistry.
- Personal Tangled Branches: My Garden Blog www
Personal garden blog of a zone 6 garden in northern Virginia. Tangled Branches: My Garden Blog.
- Home Mike's Backyard Garden www
Home gardener shows photos of his garden, Backyard Garden, including photo galleries of lilies and daylilies. Mike's Backyard Garden.
- Gloucestershire, Colesbourne Park www
Gloucestershire, Park, UK. Offers information about Snowdrop weekends in February and allows people to order bulbs. Colesbourne Park.
- Peter Gardens-by-Design www
Peter Wright's woodland craft and landscaping work, Gardens-by-Design, primarily carried out at Brantwood near Coniston Water in the Lake District, home of John Ruskin from 1872-1900. Gardens-by-Design.
- Information Gardens of Victoria www
Information on public, Victoria, private, and community gardens in Victoria (British Columbia, Canada). Gardens of Victoria.
- US The Garden Conservancy www
US organization founded to preserve exceptional American gardens for the public’s education and enjoyment. Garden Conservancy. Overview of projects and gardens, and calendar of events and programs. The Garden Conservancy.
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