Lists of plants
Gardens to visit
Gardens worth visiting (my own
In the center of Umeå, near the river, there is a small Nordic Garden with very impressive design. Atractive in any
season just to take a look.
15 km from Umeå, situated near the sea. Several
houndreds of different plants, bushes, trees. You
would never think this could grow up north...
25 km inland from Umeå there is a very unusual
garden. Small trains are going there between
special arrangment of plants.
More about TuffaTåg
120 km north from Umeå in a town park there is a
collection of cacti and succulents which are
arranged differently every sumnmer for more than 40
years! Digged up in the autumn and planted again in
the spring. It is a living tradition and very
At a time we were visiting this garden, sculptures from grass has been done. Very amazing sight!
Otherwise a nice garden to wonder around with impressive green houses.
Bergianska Garden info in Swedish...
Situated in the center of Stockholm. This is a very old garden with an old tradition. I was
surprized to see still alive apple trees, where you could put a hend through their stem....Lots of
inspirations and different ideas for kitchen garden.
Situated in the center of Uppsala. Suddenly all city noise is closed off! Not so big garden,
surrounded by huge and old trees. Garden shows systematically most of plant families and their
representative members.What a variety! Linne has been responsible for this garden once upon the
Garden in the center of a very busy city. All the noise is suddenly gone when entering there.
Wonderful alpinarium (open on Sundays). Worth to visit in June for a medow of irises.
Poznan City Info
Small castle is surrounded by a very old park with unique trees, more than 100 years old. Visit in the end of April for
magnolia show! Unforgetable.
Old garden, created with a touch. In August we admired a vast collection of over 30 water
lilies flowering at the same time.
Info About Botanical
Impressive collection of trees planted together by different species. I have never seen such a
variety of oaks for instance, just beside each other. Breath taking green houses. We walked there
for over 7 hours and could not in the end take all the impressions. Garden for blind people took our
attention. A place to go back many times.
Info About Botanical Garden Berlin
The Netherlands/Groningen/Hortus Garden
Full of very different corners: Japanesse garden, grass garden. Many places still in planting. Young
Hortus Garden Info
The Netherlands/Appeltern/Designer's Garden
Very special place with over 100 small gardens. Full of ideas. Everyone will find there something.
Several hours of wondering and lots of impressions and ideas to take with. Examples how to compose
different plants and materials together, do a garden on the roof, etc.
Info in Dutch..
Photos & text by Joanna
Last changed 2006-04-16 by Joanna