Overseas

Planning a trip? Here are a few suggestions for garden visits – but it’s a big wide world out there so this is not a comprehensive list, just some ideas for gardens you may not be aware of.

AUSTRALIA

ACT:
Australian National Botanic Garden,
Canberra.

New South Wales:
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden,
Mt Tomah.
The Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annah.

Northern Territory:
George Brown Darwin Botanic Garden

Queensland:
Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha.
Cairns Botanic Gardens.
Paronella Park Heritage Gardens.
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Kuranda.
Botanic Gardens, Townsville, including the Palmetum.

South Australia:
Adelaide Botanic Garden

The Australian Museum of Gardening at Carrick Hill.
Mt Lofty Botanic Garden
Wittunga Botanic Garden

Victoria:
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria, at Cranbourne.

Western Australia:
Perth Botanic Garden
(2 sites)

PACIFIC

Fiji:
Garden of the Sleeping Giant, near Nadi. The former home and orchid garden of the late American actor Raymond Burr.

Hawaii:
National Tropical Botanical Garden (four sites on the islands, one in Miami).

Samoa:
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, Apia, has a large garden too.

ASIA

Indonesia:
Kebun Raya Botanical Garden,
Bali.

Malaysia:
Perdana Botanical Garden,
Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.

Singapore:
Gardens by the Bay.
Singapore Botanic Gardens.

NORTH AMERICA

Canada:

Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver, BC.
Butchart Gardens, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC.

United States:

San Francisco Botanical Gardens, California.
Central Garden, the Getty Centre, Los Angeles.
A list of Los Angeles area gardens.

International Rose Test Garden, Portland, Oregon.

International Waterlily Collection, San Angelo, Texas.

 

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