Green with Envy: 7 Lush Gardens for Spring

We are on the cusp of the first day of spring, and I am just delighted!  As the temperatures are becoming more mild and the buds are beginning to bloom, the first signs of spring are stirring up in me the desire to spend the day soaking up the sunshine and breathing in the fragrance that only a wild garden can provide. Allow for your hands to connect with the earth and create your own Shangri-La.

Here are 7 lush green gardens that are guaranteed to evoke the same desire in you.

Hanging White Garden

Hanging White Garden

Highgrove, The Home of Charles, Prince of Wales

Highgrove, The Home of Charles, Prince of Wales

Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden

Laburnum Arch at Bodnant Garden, Conwy, Wales

Laburnum Arch at Bodnant Garden, Conwy, Wales

Maze Gardens at Ruspoli Castle, Northern Lazio, Italy

Maze Gardens at Ruspoli Castle, Northern Lazio, Italy

The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

Rose Garden Arch

Rose Garden Arch

Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Pierredon, Provence

Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Pierredon, Provence