Category: Gardens

Katerina Bulovska

Of all the green spaces in Barcelona, Park Guel is probably the most famous. But one historic park in the northern part of city patiently waits for its glory to be recognized worldwide. Colorful flower beds and fountains in combination with statues of Greek gods and goddesses and intricate passageways form the oldest park in the […]

Katerina Bulovska

Since the dawn of civilization, gardens have played a significant role in everyday life. When and who created the first botanical gardens is hard to tell. Which is the oldest garden in the world is another question that has multiple answers. According to one of the greatest ancient literary works, the Epic of Gilgamesh, it is […]

Katerina Bulovska

The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is one of the most visited sites in North India. It owes its existence to the vision and talent of one man from a rural village in the Shakargarh region. Nek Chand Saini grew up fascinated by his mother’s stories about mighty royals and their magnificent kingdoms. Often he would […]

Katerina Bulovska

The spectacular rainforest sculpture garden Las Pozas in part owes its existence to a rare snowstorm that hit Mexico in 1962. It was created by a wealthy British aristocrat and poet named Edward James. He was an avid patron of the arts, sponsoring several notable poets and painters throughout his lifetime, including Salvador Dali. In […]

Marija Georgievska

It is said that the Claude Monet House in Northern France was the magical place where he drew some of the most famous of his paintings that we all know today. Water lilies, colorful ponds, cliffs, and sunrises. We can admire all of this in the remarkable work of the one and only Claude Monet. […]

Katerina Bulovska

Lion Grove is most well known for its quirky rockeries that were created to represent a sacred mountain cave. Set between ancient pavilions, ponds and bridges, the stones give this classic garden in the city of Suzhou, China, an atmosphere different than anywhere else. Nature has always been an important part of ancient Chinese culture, […]

Katerina Bulovska

The Jardin Botanique de Montréal is a picturesque garden in Canada, founded in 1931 by the determined Brother Marie-Victorin. Despite the harsh climate in Quebec and the economic crisis of the Great Depression, he initiated the creation of one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world. The Montreal Botanical Gardens fully blossomed in 1936 […]

Marija Georgievska

Built by the diplomat Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks and its gardens make up one of the most beautiful estates in Washington D.C. The mansion which was once the residence of Bliss is today partly a museum in which valuable collections of Pre-Columbian and Byzantine art can be seen. He was a famous art collector […]