It is not to be disputed that Australia is truly one of the frontiers in the world. One of the last continents to be explored by Europeans, Australia has a vast land area and possesses a treasure trove of flora and fauna. In urban Australia, the beauty of nature is highlighted by the works of talented landscape designers.
The country’s famous cities including Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, to name a few, benefit from the wonderful arrangement of plants and trees that enrich them. This is possible because of the efforts of seasoned landscape designers who bring their expertise and knowledge about symmetry, design, colour and other elements into the creation of a modern, orderly and aesthetically pleasing environment.
Feast for the Eyes
Plenty of areas in these key cities are adorned with an abundance of greenery that tourists can’t help but be in awe of. Add to that the myriad of botanical gardens that certainly deserve a visit. Through extensive landscaping, landscape designers are instrumental in providing visitors with beautiful scenery that they can walk through and enjoy all year round.
Some examples of Australia’s botanical gardens that afford guests with wonderful natural views include The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, in New South Wales as well as the Kings Park and Botanic Garden, in Perth, Western Australia, which boasts more than 3,000 plant varieties. But, if you’re interested in history, you can head on over to the oldest botanical garden in the country for a leisurely stroll.
The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney is located by the picturesque Sydney Harbour and has plenty of delightful sights to offer tourists, as well as visiting locals. A trusty team of expert landscapers tends to the grounds that include the often raved about the Oriental garden as well as the fabulous rose garden. While at The Royal Botanic Gardens, visitors can also take in the Wollemi pine, which is considered one of the rarest plants in the world.
For those who would like to see flora that is native to Australia, you can’t go wrong with a trip to the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. It would be best to visit in the summer months so you can maximise your stay and enjoy the rainforest gulley with the rest of your friends or family. Apart from these natural sights, Australia also has a wide array of other attractions that cater to different ages and interests. If you haven’t done it yet, now’s the time to take your family or go with friends on a trip of discovery and exploration to the land down under.