The plants in the botanical backyard are living collections used for research, educational purposes, and conservation of endangered species. The Botanic Gardens has three lakes, particularly Symphony Lake , Eco-Lake and Swan Lake The Shaw Basis Symphony Stage on Symphony Lake often has free concert events on weekends. Later that year, Dr. Kwan Koriba (郡場寛), a retired professor of botany from the Kyoto Imperial University , arrived as Director of the Gardens, a submit he held until the end of the conflict.
The earliest botanical gardens were founded in the late Renaissance at the College of Pisa (1543) and the University of Padua (1545) in Italy, for the research and educating of medical botany. The Singapore Botanic Gardens have been overtaken by the Nationwide Parks Board. The 300-acre Royal Botanic Gardens within the Kandy suburb of Peradeniya has extraordinary specimen trees including the huge java willow, an avenue of royal … Read the rest