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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

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Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, owe their special atmosphere to a remarkable microclimate. The garden is very close to the sea, which in this part of the coast is very deep and ...

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Aberglasney

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Llangathen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, has an ancient and mysterious history. In the 15th century it was probably the home of Rhydderch ap Rhys whose fame was sung by the 15th-century bard ...

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Abkhazi Garden

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is a rare Canadian private garden open to the public. Prince Nicholas (1899–1987) and Princess Peggy Abkhazi (1902–94) lost each other in prison camps...

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Acelain Ranch

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Buenos Aires province, Argentina, has an area of 12,000 hectares/29,654 acres of which the designed landscape amounts to 700 hectares/1,730 acres. Today it is a tourist ranch with game...

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Achabal

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Anantnag (Islamabad), Kashmir, lies to the south-east of Srinagar, where the Vale of Kashmir dies out against the mountains. The site is that of an ancient spring, Akshavala, which pours ...

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Acosta, Carmen de la Fundación Rodríguez

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Granada, Andalusia, Spain, a rare art deco house and garden created by the artist José Rodríguez Acosta (d. 1941) between 1914 and 1920. The site, on the precipitous slopes of ...

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Adelsnäs

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Östergötland, Sweden, on an isthmus in Lake Bysjön, mentioned from the 16th century, became the country's only baroni (barony) established in 1783 by King Gustav III. From 1764 it was ...

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Adolf Vetter

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(1815–91), Austrian garden inspector in Vienna, a descendant of a German gardening family, director of the gardens of the Count Harrach in Bruck an der Leitha (Austria) from 1855.

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aesthetics of the garden

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Different cultures, and different people, have radically different views of what constitutes beauty in gardens. Much of the theory of garden beauty is taken up with a discussion of the ...

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Agricultural University of Norway

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Ås, Akershus, Norway, founded in 1859 and the faculty of horticulture in 1887. The 55-hectare/135-acre campus park was laid out in a Victorian landscape style until 1925–35, when it was ...

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