"One is nearer God's heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth." - Dorothy Frances Gurney
At its most basic, a garden is a piece of land shaped into a place where fruits, vegetables and flowers bloom, but these flora-filled oases can be so much more.
A place for contemplation, relaxation or a haven to unwind and enjoy the world around, a simple collection of plants, water features and ornaments, or an extravagantly designed masterpiece that strays so far from tradition you'll wonder if it's a garden at all.
The Cheapflights.com crew has searched high and low to uncover 10 of the most unusual gardens found on Earth, from a mathematical masterpiece to a beautiful garbage collection.