IN THE GARDEN

38 Gorgeous Gardens in Bloom

Flowers are one of the great joys of spring and what better way to celebrate them than with garden pictures from around the world. Admire nature's handiwork—from vibrant tulips in Amsterdam to florescent tropical flowers in Kauai to desert cacti in Phoenix.

  1. "Beautiful lupines and poppies grow in the Bishop's Garden in Ushuaia, Argentina. Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world and this picture was taken in January."

    (Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)
  2. "I roamed the Tuileries in a haze after an overnight flight to Paris. I ended up sleeping in the gardens where kings and queens once roamed on a breezy warm summer afternoon. This was my best pic from my sleepy tour!"

    (Courtesy phoebeky/myBudgetTravel)
  3. "Photos taken at the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona in springtime when all the cacti are in full bloom."

    (Courtesy sonphlower/myBudgetTravel)
  4. "Built in 1851, Guo Villa is considered to be the best existing traditional private garden in Hangzhou."

    (Courtesy teohwp85/myBudgetTravel)
  5. "I spent 10 days in France and had the chance to spend six hours at Versailles. The palace and the gardens are amazing!"

    (Courtesy Gingerlocks/myBudgetTravel)
  6. "The tulip-filled Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam."

    (Courtesy gmaso/myBudgetTravel)
  7. "I found lovely manicured grounds, gardens, and lakes at the Shanghai Zoo, including these landscaped elephants."

    (Courtesy donutdollie/myBudgetTravel)
  8. "Skagit Valley tulips, Washington State."

    (Courtesy paulhurd/myBudgetTravel)
  9. "The gardens at Chapultepec Castle."

    (Courtesy wylene11/myBudgetTravel)
  10. "Once home to King Henry VIII, the ever-opulent Hampton Court Palace is a popular tourist destination. Its royal gardens are just as impressive as the palace interior, with blooming flowers, hedge mazes, and horse-drawn carriages bouncing throughout the grounds."

    (Courtesy amaze/myBudgetTravel)
  11. "Taken this fall at the Japanese Garden in Portland, Ore.—a photographer's paradise!"

    (Courtesy oldfashiongirl/myBudgetTravel)
  12. "Blossoms at the National Tropical Botanical Gardens, Kauai, Hawaii."

    (Courtesy mjrepublicano/myBudgetTravel)
  13. "We visited Giverny on our own with a rental car on our way to Normandy. Monet's home and gardens are beautiful and very inspiring. The little town of Giverny is old and still looks that way—it's very nice to stroll through."

    (Courtesy wylene/myBudgetTravel)
  14. "Fountains at the gardens of La Granja de San Idelfonso, one of the summer royal palaces very close to Segovia, Spain."

    (Courtesy mirelisp/myBudgetTravel)
  15. "While on vacation in Vancouver, my husband and I decided to take a day trip over to Vancouver Island, via a ferry. We're so glad we did—Butchart Gardens was unforgettable. The weather was sunny and perfect, and the whole place was otherworldly!"

    (Courtesy Ruthie/myBudgetTravel)
  16. Incredible heliconia welcomes us to a remote Molokai, Hawaii, garden.

    (Courtesy peghaz/myBudgetTravel)
  17. "The Japanese gardens in Portland, Ore., are a beautiful place to be."

    (Courtesy MFDonovan/myBudgetTravel)
  18. "Lilac bushes in a large botanical garden in Kiev."

    (Courtesy galinka666/myBudgetTravel)
  19. "Master of the Nets Garden in Suzhou, China."

    (Courtesy nancyb926/myBudgetTravel)
  20. "The gates and entrance to Shakespeare's Garden in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park."

    (Courtesy Kruzer57/myBudgetTravel)
  21. "A bridge in Magnolia Garden."

    (Courtesy Maureenw1/myBudgetTravel)
  22. "Spokane, Wash., my beautiful home."

    (Courtesy traveljunkiejess/myBudgetTravel)
  23. "The grounds at the annual Keukenhof Gardens flower show near Amsterdam."

    (Courtesy gmgtorr/myBudgetTravel)
  24. "The offbeat garden, Mi Jardin Es Su Jardin, in the lush small town of Boquete, Panama. My husband and I happened to be visiting during the annual January flower festival; the elaborate floral displays, amuseument rides, and outdoor nightclub draw Panamanians from across the country."

    (Courtesy kate/myBudgetTravel)
  25. "Butchart Gardens in Victoria, B.C., Canada."

    (Courtesy mmiwig/myBudgetTravel)
  26. "Plantation grounds in Charleston, South Carolina gone 'gack to nature.'"

    (Courtesy dancer/myBudgetTravel)
  27. "We took a tour of the many gardens and homes of Bayou Bend in Houston. There were displays of dogwoods, azaleas, camellias, tulips, and other types of flowering trees and plants. The garden in the photo is actually in the shape of a butterfly."

    (Courtesy howardjsb/myBudgetTravel)
  28. "Allium bounce in the gardens of the House of Seven Gables in Salem, Massachusetts."

    (Courtesy peghaz/myBudgetTravel)
  29. "Taking the mountain cable car from Stresa's Lido, we stopped halfway up and walked to the Alpine Gardens. It's a quiet place with views of Lake Maggiore."

    (Courtesy beadtraveler/myBudgetTravel)
  30. "The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park is a beautiful oasis of tranquility in the big city of San Francisco. This can be an excellent stop to restore your spirit after a day spent fighting the crowds exploring the DeYoung Museum or the California Academy of Sciences."

    (Courtesy CliffK/myBudgetTravel)
  31. "After flowering, aquatic lilies leave these unusual looking seed pods. This picture was taken at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois, in September 2009."

    (Courtesy Buqo/myBudgetTravel)
  32. "Garden of Love, Chateau Villandry, Loire Valley"

    (Courtesy kppool/myBudgetTravel)
  33. "The gardens at Petit Trianon were more intimate than those of Versailles and they were riotous as well as structured."

    (Courtesy carrillaga/myBudgetTravel)
  34. "RoozenGaarde Display Garden in Mt. Vernon, Washingtonduring the 2012 Tulip Festival."

    (Courtesy Rebalyn/myBudgetTravel)
  35. "Beautifully manicured gardens in Lake Killarney National Park, Ireland."

    (Courtesy DWaiste/myBudgetTravel)
  36. "On the outskirts of Bayeux, France, one can not help but notice these lovely flowers that frame a dramatic old bridge."

    (Courtesy DWaiste/myBudgetTravel)
  37. "The beautiful tulips of spring at the Keukenhof Gardens, Holland."

    (Courtesy randy09/myBudgetTravel)
  38. "Chihuly glass illuminates a corner of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix."

    (Courtesy peghaz/myBudgetTravel)

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