Garden Visits In Belgium

BELGIUM

Listed below are some links with brief information on public and private garden tours or trips available there.

  • The Chateau De La Hulpe and The Park at La Hulpe in Brussels, Belgium – About 8 km east of Brussels lies the 220 hectare park of La Hulpe with its wonderful old castle classified as an exceptional heritage site in Wallonia. The Chateau De La Hulpe’s grounds is beautifully landscaped with beds of rhododendrons and azaleas and the remarkable trees of the Soignes Forest, making it an ideal place for gentle strolls and quiet relaxation. Included is a museum that showcases the modern Belgian painter and sculpture, Folon. Take the virtual tour presented by Ms. Liza in her gardening forum’s post and enjoy the dramatic beauty of The Chateau, through the seasons! Such breathtaking pictures to feast on!

Garden Tours in Africa

AFRICA

Compiled here are some links with brief information on public and private garden tours available there.

  • National Botanical Gardens of South Africa National Biodiversity Institute – Explore these 8 well-known National Botanical Gardens situated throughout the country in five of South Africa’s six different biomes. The most famous among them, Kirstenbosch NBG at Cape Town, founded in 1913 is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the unique Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its fynbos flora and natural forest set against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. It is also included as one of Unesco’s world heritage site.
  • South Africa Explored – Check this alternative site on the 8 National Botanical Gardens and other notable Botanical Gardens in South Africa, plus other interesting places to visit.

Last edit: January 17 2012

Garden Tours

Want to travel around the globe? Remember to include garden tours in your plans!

Here’s a compilation of interesting links in connection with public and private garden tours, trips or visits that are available all over the world! I’ve categorized them by country. Click on the destination of country you desire and it’ll lead you to related links within that country! Happy globetrotting! :D
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Plant Photo/Image Galleries & Lots More Info

All the beauty and divine art of flowers, plants and nature abounding everywhere always amazes and fascinates me so! Thus, listed here are several sites containing awesome plant photos that’ll delight your eyes and heart, and some sites even provide further plant information and assistance in plant ID.
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Plant Encyclopedia

I’ve found many excellent resources and websites on plant encyclopedia and have listed them below.

  • Online Plant Search and Dictionary of Plant Names – This site provides a free online plant encyclopedia that’s complete with over 4,000 plants with detailed plant profile and more than 10,000 plant photographs. Also includes a free online garden plant dictionary, which translates between botanical and common names.
  • Gardening Encyclopaedia Software – This Complete Gardens’ gardening software CD-ROM was awarded the top 5 Star rating by Computer Active Magazine 2006 when compared with other garden software. Check in this site to know more in-depth about this powerful plant resource software that provides lots of beneficial features, especially for garden enthusiasts in UK.