A formalized stream winding its way through a floral landscape at the Keukenhoff, open only 8 weeks a year during Spring
The gardens at the Keukenhoff are only open 8 weeks a year in Spring and comprise of formal, informal and wild garden landscapes
May. The grass has turned green. the leaves are suddenly all out. There is warmth in the sun. The early flowers have popped up and died back and the more durable ones are following. There is heat in the sun. The promise of summer to come is upon us.
In the aptly named Waterland district to the North East of Amsterdam are many beautiful small villages completely riddled with small waterways. Here one forms the divide for the rear of properties, creating a magical atmosphere
The Nitobe Memorial Japanese Garden at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver is an exceptionally peaceful place in a busy location, very layered with iconic features, water courses, falling water, pathways, bridges, islands, a traditional Tea House used for special occasions and plantings of exotic greenery often found in Japan.
The Rose Gardens in Stanley Park, Vancouver, most of which is naturally forested, are a very colourful, manicured little bit of urban tranquility.