Residents of the Netherlands have a reputationgreat botanists, agronomists and gardeners. Flowers grown in the Netherlands, always win prizes at the most prestigious international competitions, and for tulip bulbs growers here come from many different countries of the world. For those who love plants, interested in landscape design and want to gain inspiration, open gardens of Holland. The most famous of them are located in Amsterdam and Leiden:
- One of Europe's oldest garden projects -Botanical Garden in Leiden. It was founded at the end of the XVI century, and the first curator and caretaker of the garden of Holland became a botanist Karl Clusius. A rich collection of plants appeared thanks to the enthusiasm Clusius. He agreed to the assistance of the sailors of the East India Company, to deliver samples of plants of the most exotic countries. An oasis inside the old Leiden - that's what the City Botanic Gardens! His tracks are an ideal landscape design, and the age of some trees more than four years. The visitors enjoy the special attention of the greenhouse with tropical representatives of the world of plants and winter gardens, where even in the cold fragrant luxury flowers.
- In the first half of the XVII century, the inhabitants of Amsterdamnow it has its own botanical garden. Legend has it that at the time of the Dutch literally decimated the plague, and doctors tried to fight the epidemic, using medicinal herbs. They put them in walls and landing with time turned into a small garden. Then even successfully grown coffee here and a modern botanical garden in Amsterdam boasts thousands of items of plant, it demonstrated to visitors. Of particular interest is the pavilion where climatic zones are recreated various zones of the planet. In the capital's botanical garden in the Netherlands can be a couple of minutes in the cold tundra and arid desert to admire the bright heavenly flowering tropical plants and admire hundreds of colorful sub-tropical butterflies.
Around Holland's most famous castles andbroken beautiful gardens, walking on which is included in the program of visits to the country. The most beautiful and impressive examples of landscape art - this area lock Behem, Arsen and Het Loo.
Appeltern Gardens in the center of the country on the outskirts of the village of the same name reminiscent of the English classics, and Hortus Haren in the town - a typical example of a well-tended garden of China. In the Netherlands, there is not!