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The Lion City's highly anticipated Gardens by the Bay finally opens, with Bay South and its supertrees leading the way. 
A photographic tour of the beautiful gardens of two Sri Lankan brothers: architect Geoffrey Bawa's Lunuganga, an English-style folly, and Bevis Bawa's Brief Garden, an unusual series of jungle garden rooms. 
The hills of Japan's Hitachi Flower Park blossom bright with about 30,000 bushes of Kochia, a bush whose leaves and stems turn red in October. A couple million light pink and white cosmos bloom alongside in the park's 153 hectacres. 
The Bodhi Tree is a sacred fig under which Buddha found enlightenment, and the Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Sri Lanka, grown from a cutting of the Bodhi Tree, is considered the oldest tree planted by human hands and is more than 2,000 years old. These two botanically notable trees have a sacred and interesting history.
An exhibit of contemporary topiary pieces is on display at this year's International Horticulture Expo, in Xi’an, China. The menagerie of living sculptures includes the country's national bird, a giant panda, and a cow.  
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The temple gardens of Kyoto, Japan, are famous for their tranquility and their use of moss. Our guide to visiting four of the most spectacular temple gardens.
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Photographs of some of the amazing wisteria tunnels in Japan. The wisteria festivals, or fuji matsurii, which come after the cherry blossom festivals, generally from mid-April to late May, have been an event for centuries, inpsiring poetry and woodcuts in Japanese culture. 
Located in Hakone, Japan
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In gardens around Japan, moss is used to create spaces of deep tranquility and transcendent beauty.


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Located in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
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