Tag: Chinese Gardens

A Chinese Garden in Montreal

We got to spend some time in the Montreal Botanical Garden’s Chinese Garden during our visit. This part of the botanical garden was created through a collaboration with the Parks Department of Montreal’s sister city, Shanghai. A prominent Shanghai landscape architect produced the design, 50 Chinese craftsmen worked on its creation, and tons of materials …

Portland’s Lan Su Garden

The first garden we visited as part of the 2014 Garden Bloggers’ Fling was Lan Su, located in Portland’s Chinatown. According to its website, Lan Su is the most authentic Chinese garden outside of China. It was created in the style of a Ming Dynasty “Scholar’s Garden” by craftsmen from Portland’s Chinese sister city of …