Virtual Garden Tours
Join Modesto Garden Club in these virtual tours of some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. We may not be able to visit them in reality at this time, but a special glimpse into the beauty of these gardens is sure to inspire!
Keukenhof is one of the most beautiful flower gardens in the world. Located in Lisse town, South Holland, this garden is open annually from mid-March to mid-May. Also known as one of the largest gardens in the world, Keukenhof garden covers an area of nearly 80 acres and 7 million flower bulbs are planted every year in the park. Keukenhof is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Netherlands. Every year the park welcomes over a million visitors and 75% of visitors to the park come from more than 100 countries all over the world.
Spend a year in the life of Hampton Court Palace’s world-famous gardens and park. See the seasons change with spectacular new drone and time-lapse footage and join the passionate team of expert gardeners with behind the scenes access to their work.
Claude Monet Garden at Giverny was his main source of artistic inspiration for the last three decades of his life, and he even painted numerous creations while dealing with visual impairment of cataracts. Monet decided he had to move to Giverny, France, upon seeing the quaint village from a train window. After purchasing his own house and land, Monet manifested his vision of creating his own picturesque gardens so that he could paint them.
With over 50,000 members, the Chicago Botanic Garden has the highest membership of any public garden in the United States. And it’s easy to see why: The Garden consists of 385 acres and has a grand total of 27 gardens and four natural areas, so there is plenty to see here, whether you’re on this short virtual tour or a real-life visit.
Kew Gardens is part of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which also includes Wakehurst, a historic house and garden located over an hour away, in West Sussex, England. Located on 326 acres and boasting its own palace, it’s no wonder why Kew Gardens is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This virtual tour also includes Kew Palace—the main surviving structure is known as Dutch House— which was once the residence of King George III and his family. Although it is the smallest royal palace in existence, it is still an impressive historic home.
The Prince of Wales takes Alan Titchmarsh on a tour of Highgrove House - his own personal retreat and family home. Prince Charles gives a remarkably informal and candid interview about the outlet for his gardening aspirations, offering a rare insight into a royal passion. The Highgrove estate has become synonymous with all things organic, and Alan finds out from Head Gardener Debs Goodenough and her team what inspired the beliefs of the most hands-on royal gardener in history.
Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, which includes Supertree Grove, Cloud Forest, and Flower Dome, is a nature park spanning 101 hectares of reclaimed land in the Central Region of Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. With its award-winning cooled conservatories and iconic Supertrees, Gardens by the Bay consists of three distinctive waterfront gardens—Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central. The garden is home to more than 40 sculptures from around the world that complement the plant displays. This epic garden is divided into three separate video tours.