Perry's Perennial Pages

Garden of the Month,  August 2003

Open Air Museum 


The Openluchtmuseum (Open Air Museum) near Arnhem, Netherlands is a recreation of dutch life, over the centuries and from various regions.  Historic gardens, 85 buildings of all sorts, and windmills on the 100 or so acres are some of the features.  These sample photos from April depict a few of these.

For a quick overview, check out the Slide Show.

house, formal beds

topiary

sundial (you stand on the tile for the month, and your shadow falls on the time pruned out of the hedge)

formal gardens

Victorian "city" courtyard

tulips, lake

overview from windmill

more details and photos at the Openluchtmuseum  website



 
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