Five Gardens Of Germany

Susan Marling explores visionary gardens.

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She visits Worlitz in the former East Germany, the creation of Prince Franz, whose scientific, industrial and social interests are reflected in the land.

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Susan Marling explores five visionary gardens.

2: She visits Landschaftspark, a former iron and steel works in the Ruhr Valley which has been transformed into a leisure park.

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Susan Marling explores five visionary gardens.

3/5: She visits the Alpine fantasy garden of mad King Ludwig in Bavaria.

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Susan Marling explores visionary gardens.

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She visits the Insel Hombroich, Karl-Heinrich Muller's garden island on the small Erft River between Dusseldorf and Cologne.

She finds an unusual haven in which art parallels nature.

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Susan Marling explores visionary gardens.

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She visits Sanssouci, the ultimate German garden situated in Potsdam in the former East Germany, a pleasure ground for rulers from Frederick the Great to Emperor William II.