Stone pathways in European botanic gardens...
|Granite pathway at Copenhagen botanic gardens' rock garden|
Harland Hand, one of America's visionary garden designers, would lecture that gardens really consisted only of "path, lookout and shelter"-- capturing, as it were, the three essential needs that we as humans sought in landscape for the millions of years of our evolution. So pathways are perhaps more important than most of us (who are obsessed plant lovers) might at first blush concede.
|Hamburg botanic garden pathway|
|Stone plaza at Hamburg botanic garden|
|Another view of Hamburg botanic gardens|
|Wurzburg botanic gardens main pathway|
Closeup of granite pavement at Wurzburg
Handicap ramp at Wurzburg botanic garden