Flower Gardens, a Colorful Getaway

Asia is home for a wide variety of fauna and flora in the world. The importance of botanical gardens in art, science and life has been undisputedly been encouraged by various people and places and has been featured in the most positive light.

Horticulture and cultivation skills allow us to grow plants that might be lost in nature, which means their plants' diversity can be conserved in the gardens, but also allows us to consider restoration and rehabilitation of degraded habitats.

Westhill Consulting Travel and Tours in Jakarta have listed some of the most awesome flower gardens that even guys would love pink flowers when they visit these. Seriously speaking though, these flower gardens may help your health as studies show that seeing colorful and abundant chaos of flowers is good the enhance your mood and well-being. According to the research review by aboutflowers.com, Flowers have an immediate impact on happiness. All study participants expressed "true" or "excited" smiles upon receiving flowers, demonstrating extraordinary delight and gratitude. This reaction was universal, occurring in all age groups.

Singapore Botanic Garden – Singapore

It is the only botanical garden that opens from 5:00 AM – 12:00 midnight every day. The garden is bordered by Holland Road and Napier Road to the South.

National Orchid Garden is the main attraction within the Botanic Garden. Located on the mid-western side of the Garden, the hilly three-hectare site has a collection of more than 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids of orchids.

The Singapore Botanic Garden also has a small rainforest of 6- hectares in size.

An application for the garden to be listed to the UNESCO World Heritage Site has been submitted on December, 2012.

According to the garden’s director, “The Singapore Botanic Gardens fulfils the criteria for World Heritage Site assessment, and is a well-loved outdoor area for Singaporeans from all walks of life.”

Bogor Botanical Garden – Indonesia

The Bogor Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden located in Bogor, Indonesia, 60 km south of Jakarta. It is currently operated by Indonesian Institute of Sciences.

The garden was founded in 1817 by the order of the government of Dutch East Indies under the hands of many renowned botanists. Since its foundation Bogor Botanical garden has served the country as a major research center for agriculture and horticulture, a legacy that lived on until today. It is the oldest Botanical garden establishment in Southeast Asia.

With the rarity of flowers and plants growing around the garden, some people have taken advantage of this and the government is warning tourists to beware of fraud floriculturist who claim to have available flowers from the botanical garden.

Shibazakura Hill – Japan

Shibazakura Hill, a beautiful spring sightseeing spot located in Hitsujiyama Park, overlooks the entire city area of Chichibu. About 400,000 moss phloxes are in full bloom from early in April to early in May on a hill that is approximately 17,600 square meters in size. Furthermore, approximately 1,000 cherry trees, including yoshino cherry, weeping cherry, and double-petal cherry trees, planted in the park, blossom out in April. The moss phloxes and cherry trees serve as colorful harbingers of spring in April.

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