Some gardens are utilitarian, while others are just for show. From French country gardens with charming window boxes to serene courtyard gardens in China, you’re sure to encounter a diverse array of floral displays wherever your travels take you. Keep scrolling to see 15 photos that show what typical gardens look like in different countries around the world.
“Viewing gardens” are popular in Germany, and showcase an eclectic variety of plants.
While gardening became popular in Germany in the early 20th century, the post-war era saw the rise of the Sichtungsgarten (“viewing garden”) — a hub for amateur gardeners and garden designers to learn about different plant varieties. Situated in Weinheim in the Rhineland region, Hermannshof is a well-known viewing garden where visitors can check out 30 distinct plantings.