The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

Saxony Botanic Gardens

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379. In Saxony the principal botanic garden is that of Dresden. It is small, but is rich in exotics, and is carefully managed by Traugott Seidel. Dr. Granville says its situation is one of the prettiest in Europe, and that it contains nearly 10,000 species of plants. He also mentions the garden of Dr. Kresig, in the neighbourhood of Dresden, which he says contains a large collection of flowers, its possessor being very much attached to botany and floriculture.