The gardens are a particular feature, and include an organically managed kitchen garden, as well as a maze, a secret tunnel, Dutch garden, island pavilions and a 150 year old wisteria arch.
Hampton Court has a twelve acre garden which was largely created by the Van Kampens and is open to the public throughout the summer months, and now offers special events such as outdoor theatre productions, concerts and family days out.
The house featured extensively in the 1970s BBC TV Series Survivors: large parts of the first series were filmed in and around the house in spring and summer of 1975. The house was empty at the time.
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... Forest gardens, or home gardens, are common in the tropics, using inter-cropping to cultivate trees, crops, and livestock on the same land ... In Kerala in south India as well as in northeastern India, the home garden is the most common form of land use and is also found in Indonesia ... These gardens exemplify polyculture, and conserve much crop genetic diversity and heirloom plants that are not found in monocultures ...
... The Fitzroy Gardens are 26 hectares (64 acres) located on the southeastern edge of the Melbourne Central Business District in East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ... The gardens are bounded by Clarendon Street, Albert Street, Lansdowne Street, and Wellington Parade with the Treasury Gardens across Lansdowne street to the west ... The gardens are one of the major Victorian era landscaped gardens in Australia and add to Melbourne's claim to being the garden city of Australia ...
... Victoria Gardens is a pedestrian-oriented, open-air, mixed-use town center in Rancho Cucamonga, California ... The Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, which features the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library, a performing arts center, and a multi-use reception hall ... There is also Victoria Gardens shopping centre in inner-suburban Richmond ...
... The most notable feature of the Gardens is the wonderful trees that have been used to line many of the pathways ... The gardens were initially designed by Clement Hodgkinson and planted by park gardener, James Sinclair, as a dense woodland with meandering avenues ... The creek was used for irrigation of the western side of the gardens for fifty years ...
... Forest gardens are probably the world's oldest form of land use and most resilient agroecosystem ... foreign species were selected and incorporated into the gardens ... Forest gardens are still common in the tropics and known by various names such as home gardens in Kerala in South India, Nepal, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania ...
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“It is closing time in the gardens of the West and from now on an artist will be judged only by the resonance of his solitude or the quality of his despair.”
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