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When you travel, we recommend visiting the following gardens that have provided us with inspiration. The Blue Steps and the birch grove at Naumkeag were designed by landscape architect Fletcher Steele (1885-1971) in 1938 and are his signature work.

United States  
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, Tallahassee, FL Click Here
The Arboretum State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Click Here
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Cornish, NH Click Here
Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC Click Here
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum, Bristol RI Click Here
Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, FL Click Here
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Click Here
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, AK Click Here
Chanticleer, Wayne, PA (near Philadelphia). Click Here
*Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA Click Here
Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, IL Click Here
Conservancy Garden, Central Park, NYC Click Here
Cummer Museum and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL Click Here
Denver Botanical Gardens, Denver, CO Click Here
Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, DC Click Here
Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables (Miami), FL Click Here
Fairsted (Frederick Law Olmsted's home and office), Brookline, MA Click Here
The Fells, Newbury, NH Click Here
*Filoli, Woodside, CA Click Here
Green Animals, Newport, RI Click Here
Harry P. Leu Gardens, Orlando, FL Click Here
The High Line, NYC Click Here
Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens, Washington, D.C. Click Here
Hollister House Garden, Washington, CT Click Here
The Huntington Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA Click Here
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA Click Here
Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD Click Here
*James Madison's Montpelier, Orange, VA Click Here
Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Rockford, IL Click Here
*Kykuit, Tarrytown, NY Click Here
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX  Click Here
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA Click Here
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA Click Here
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens, Santa Rosa, CA Click Here
The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, FL Click Here
McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, FL Click Here
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Mendocino, CA Click Here  
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Minneapolis, MN Click Here
Monticello, Charlottesville, VA Click Here
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL Click Here
Naples Botanical garden, Naples, FL Click Here
Naumkeag (shown in photo), Stockbridge, MA Click Here
New York Botanic Garden, NY Click Here
*Oatlands, Leeburg, VA Click Here
Olana, Hudson, NY Click Here
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR Click Here
The Pearl Fryar Topiary garden, Bishopville, SC Click Here
*The Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, CT Click Here
Portland Classical Chinese Garden, Portland, OR Click Here
Portland Japanese Garden, Portland, OR Click Here
Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, CA Click Here
San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, TX Click Here
San Diego Botanic Garden (formerly: Quail Botanical Gardens), Encinitas, CA Click Here
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara, CA Click Here
Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, San Francisco, CA Click Here
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA Click Here
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL Click Here
Wave Hill, Bronx, NYC Click Here
Winterthur, Winterthur, DE Click Here

* Denotes a National Trust for Historic Preservation property

Montreal Botanic Garden, Montreal Click Here
Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, Niagara Click Here
Toronto Music Garden, Toronto Click Here

Barnsley House, Barnsley, Gloucestershire (Cotswold Hills) Since the death of Rosemary Verey and the sale and reuse of the house as a hotel, it is open as noted. Click Here
Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road at Lambeth Bridge, London Click Here
*Hidcote Manor Garden, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire (Cotswold Hills) Click Here
Kiftsgate Court, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire (Cotswold Hills) Click Here
Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Kent Click Here
*Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Cranbrook, Kent Click Here
*Snowshill Manor, Broadway, Gloucestershire (Cotswold Hills) Click Here
*Stourhead, Stourton, Wiltshire Click Here
*Tintinhull, Yeovil, Somerset Click Here

*Denotes a National Trust property
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Chateau de Chenonceaux, Chenonceaux (Loire Valley) Click Here
Chateau de Hautefort, Hautefort (near Perigeux) Click Here
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy (east of Melun) Click Here
Chateau de Villandry, Villandry (Loire Valley) Click Here
Le Desert de Retz, Chambourcy (west of Paris by A13) is now open limited hours. Click Here.
Giverny/Foundation Claude Monet, (south east of Vernon, west of Paris) Click Here
Jardin Exotique, Monaco Click Here
Villa Ile-de-France (Mansion of Ephrussi of Rothschild), St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (east of Nice) Click Here
Villa Noailles, Grasse
59, avenue Guy de Maupassant, 06130, Grasse
Phone: 04 93 36 07 77 Click Here

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Park Click Here

Hyatt Regency Bali (formerly: Bali Hyatt) reopens in 2017, Sanur Beach, Bali Click Here
Hotel Novotel, Lombok Click Here
Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort, Lombok Click Here

Singapore Botanic Garden, Singapore Click Here

Four Seasons, Chiang Mai Click Here
Mandarin Oriental, Chiang Mai Click Here  
Queen Skirit Botanical Garden, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai Click Here