Joy of Exploring Gardens: 60 travel experience to uplift and inspire

Lonely Planet


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Discover 180 of the world’s most astounding gardens and ignite a love of outdoor spaces with this joyful book featuring fascinating insights from local voices, beautiful photography, maps and trip planning tips. Explore the restorative effects of flora and fauna and learn how each exquisite garden can bring joy and enrichment to your life.

Find in-depth garden profiles and Q&As for 60 mesmerising locations and learn more about the local culture and scenery of each place through the accounts of those that have experienced it. Explore spellbinding nature trails at the Desert Botanical Garden in Arizona, US; lose yourself in 200 acres of enchanting ancient woodlands at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, UK; or wander the stone paths of Japan’s infamous Kenrokuen Garden.

Inside The Joy of Exploring Gardens:

– 60 in-depth profiles of gardens, each illustrated with beautiful photography, a map and accompanied by a Q&A section voiced by a local expert

– 120 extra must-visit garden destinations from all over the world

– In the know tips and insight that show why each garden is so joyful, plus what to expect from your visit, how to get there, what to take with you, must-do activities and essential trip planning information

-Covers global garden destinations including the Caribbean, North America, South America, Central America, Europe, Oceania, Asia, Africa & the Middle East

Do more of what you love with our uplifting Joy of series and nurture your biggest passions. The Joy of Exploring Gardens is the ultimate gift book for the horticulturist in your life or a wonderful treat to inspire your next joyful garden adventure to a paradisiacal wonder or secret botanical gem.

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Format: Hardback
Pages: 272
Imprint: Lonely Planet
Publication date: 15/09/2023
Series: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9781837580590 Categories: ,