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Histories of Famous Botanic Gardens 

Australian National Botanic Gardens home page - Information on the Botanic Gardens, Australian plants, and access to databases on living plants, herbarium specimens and photographs.

The Berry Botanic Garden - The garden is in the hills of southwest Portland, Oregon.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, UK - The gardens were opened in 1832, designed by J. C. Loudon, a leading garden planner, horticultural journalist and publisher

Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Berlin - The official website, in German and English, with map, photographs and information.

The Botanic Garden Padua - Orto Botanico - The Botanic Garden (Orto Botanico) of Padova dates back to 1545 and is regarded as the most ancient university garden in the world.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Garden News Gardening Articles Plant Science Botany Books for Gardeners Tours - Official website of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. News about Garden programs, events and activities, a virtual tour of Brooklyn Botanic Garden, articles about gardening, online shopping for gardening books, botanical research, name the plant contest, information for visitors to Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Chicago Botanic Garden Home Page - Home page for the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022-0400, (847) 835-5440, Fax (847) 835-4484

Dr.Sun Yat-Sen Gardens - Behind the high white walls in Vancouver's Chinatown is the a Classical Chinese Garden.

Durham University Botanic Garden - Official homepage for the garden.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden - History - Description and history of the founding of the gardens

History of The Berry Botanic Garden - History of The Berry Botanic Garden

History of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. - The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is situated on the banks of the River Thames between Richmond and Kew in south west London - an ordered collection of plants assembled primarily for scientific and educational purposes. Good potted history of the gardens.

Jersulam Botanic Garden - The Gardens are located on the Hebrew University's Givat Ram campus. They were first developed in 1953.

Johanesburg Botanic Garden - History - The Johannesburg Botanic Garden is home to some of the finest plant collections in the world

National Botanic Garden of Wales - A visionary project and botanical science showcase built for the Millennium and beyond.

Norfolk Island Botanic Gardens - The garden was declared by the Norfolk Island and Commonwealth Governments in 1986 to provide a place where specimens of Norfolk's unique flora could be appreciated.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - Official site for the Royal Botanic Garden. It was founded in the 17th century and now extends to 31 hectares at Inverleith.

Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney - The gardens occupy a position on the edge of Sydney Harbour.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Located on 65 acres in historic Mission Canyon, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden features over 1,000 species of rare and indigenous plants.

Shanghai Botanic Garden - Constructed on the site of a famous nursery since 1974 , and now an important greeen area in the biggest city of China.

St Andrews Botanic Garden, Fife, Scotland - St Andrews Botanic Gardens, 7.5ha (18.5 acres,)thought by many as a 'wee gem'! Many plant collections, glasshouses and displays

Tel Aviv University Botanic Gardens - A number of specialized gardens, such as that for economic and medicinal plants or that for endangered species, have been establised, as well as a carefully planned Garden for the Blind.

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden - Located on cliffs overlooking the Strait of Georgia. 70 acres are planted with over 10,000 different trees, shrubs and flowers.

The U.S. Botanic Garden - Established by Congress in 1820, the United States Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in North America. Since 1849 the Garden has been located at the eastern end of the Mall.