Anyone who takes pride in their garden, however large or small, knows it takes dedication, hard work and a bit of luck to create a scene of beauty. Here we take a look at some of the most breath-taking gardens on our planet
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Cape Town, South Africa
Often described as the most beautiful garden in Africa, Kirstenbosch is situated on the slopes of Table Mountain. Established to promote and conserve the indigenous flora of southern Africa, it contains more than 7,000 different plants and includes a fragrance garden, a medicinal garden and more.
Madeira Botanical Garden
Often described as ‘the garden island’, Madeira is a lush and fertile land. At the Madeira Botanical Garden, more than 2,000 exotic plants vie for your attention, with everything from rare orchids to palms, ferns and cacti on display.