The Gardens of Appeltern
Discover and Be Inspired. Thousands of visitors come every year to the Netherlands to visit a true park of ideas: “De Tuinen van Appeltern” – The Gardens of Appeltern. Garden enthusiasts can explore over 200 display gardens on 23 hectares and learn how differently they can be laid out, planted and furnished. The season in Appeltern begins on March 1st and lasts until the end of November, so visitors can experience the gardens nearly year-round with all senses.
The Gardens of Appeltern Appeltern is a small village in the Netherlands between the towns Tiel, Nijmegen and Oss and the rivers Maas and Waal, only 20 minutes distant from the German border. Here, the best landscape gardeners and designers show their skills and ideas. The designs presented here can be sophisticated, sometimes playful, sometimes simply beautiful, but always inspiring. Balcony and lounge gardens, vegetable- and kitchen gardens, shrubberies and sculpture gardens etc. can be visited on the premises, different lakes and water fountains show the latest state of the art. The diversity of the different materials can be seen in paths and terraces, garden sheds and pavilions, accessories, pots, pails, outdoor furniture, artificial lighting and much more.
Every year around 100.000 people visit this living and inspiring place that has grown during the past 25 years and is still expanding. The Gardens of Appeltern are a meeting and learning point for people working in or for the garden sector and a AAA destination for keen gardeners from all over the world.