During the middle and late 1800s, cities became the hotspots for opportunity. They also created a longing for the outdoors, much as they still do today. With great foresight, many city planners created parks and botanical gardens to preserve native plants and provide a space of respite from the hustle of city life.
The US has several gorgeous gardens across the land, and many of them can trace their origins back to American industrialization. Here are three of our favorites. (more…)