Garden visitation has been a tourism motivator for many years and can now be enjoyed in many different forms. Private garden visiting, historical garden tourism, urban gardens, and a myriad of festivals, shows and events all allow the green-fingered enthusiast to appreciate the natural world. This book traces the history of garden visitation and examines tourist motivations to visit gardens. Useful for garden managers and tourism students as well as casual readers, it also examines management and marketing of gardens for tourism purposes, before concluding with a detailed look at the form and tourism-based role of gardens in the future.
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2 A History of Garden Tourism
3 Gardening and Gardens Today
4 A World Garden Survey
5 The Multiple Roles of Gardens and the Importance of Indoor Flower Festivals
6 Outdoor Garden Festivals
7 Managing the Garden
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