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Gardens of the world : Different cultures tend to order the wildness of nature in different ways.

Gardens of the world

What elements does it take to make a garden? The answer is not only difficult to define and variable from house to house, but also dependent on the country or culture it hopes to represent.

Here is a photographic exploration of a sample of garden shapes and designs from around the world - Germany to Japan, Italy to China, the Netherlands to Korea and Thailand. Whether or not they could be seen as ambassadors to their cultures, they are aesthetically captivating in wildly different ways.

A garden is a place to feel close to nature within a city, to order one's thoughts among the chaos, to relax and unburden oneself. What constitutes a satisfying garden, however in the end is simply a matter of personal taste.

An urban park in Berlin
An Italian Renaissance grove.
A temple garden in Ubon Ratchathani
A 'Thai garden' in eastern Berlin
Groves of different varieties of...
Groves of different varieties of...
Hyacinth at Keukenhof in the Net...
Tulip plots at Keukenhof in the ...
Entrance to a Korean garden
Entrance to a Korean garden; pat...
Korean garden with spring cherry...
Korean garden with spring cherry...
Japanese garden with spring blos...
Japanese garden with spring blos...
German Christian garden with bib...
A South African garden in the sh...

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