Located in Thousand Oaks, California, Gardens of the World is a free, 4-1/2 acre garden. It’s situated across Thousand Oaks Boulevard from the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The garden is operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, which provides a variety of educational and civic programs.
Gardens of the World is the gift of Ed and Lynn Hogan, who had a passion for sharing travel experiences with others. They were also motivated to give back to their community. The Hogan Family Foundation operates a variety of educational and civic programs, as well as a variety of charitable programs.
Gardens of the World includes a wide variety of plants, gardens, and waterfalls. It’s a great place to learn about the world’s different cultures, plants, and traditions. There’s also a variety of playgrounds for children. A number of volunteer docents also lead guided tours. In addition, there are live jazz concerts during the summer months. The garden is open from 9 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays through Saturdays, and is closed on Sundays and most national holidays.
The Japanese Garden includes a number of unique features, including an authentic Japanese Pagoda and a Koi pond. The Japanese Garden is also home to a large collection of bamboo shoots and close-cut azalea bushes. The pond features rock formations that represent a turtle and a crane. The garden is especially meaningful during fall colors.
The French Garden is also home to a large cascading waterfall. It is located by the park’s iron entry gates. The garden also has a butterfly-shaped parterre, which is a shaped arrangement of maroon plants. The garden is also home to a number of cycads. There are a number of other playgrounds for children, including a rock and turtle playground. There’s also a Butterfly Garden, which features a number of emerald plants.
The Miami Tropical Garden has more than 3,400 different species of plants and palms. It also features an extensive tropical fruit program. The garden also features a variety of different ponds, including a Koi pond, a turtle pond, and a fish pond. The park also includes a variety of unique waterfalls. The garden has a premier collection of cycads, as well as many varieties of tropical plants.
The Sanssouci Palace was constructed by Frederick the Great as a summer retreat. It was originally used as a vegetable garden. Later, Frederick added a picture gallery. The palace also contains 3,000 fruit trees. It’s also home to a Chinese teahouse and busts of Roman emperors.
The Gardens of the World also include a variety of playgrounds, including a koi pond, a turtle playground, and a butterfly playground. There’s also an afternoon tea available, and volunteer docents are available to provide tours to school groups.
Gardens of the World is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm. It’s also closed on Mondays, and on most national holidays. There are no tickets, but visitors can take a guided tour.