Monday, 1 June 2009

Ada Hofman Vijvertuin

The Ada Hofman Botanic Aquatic Garden

This splendid 5.5 acre aquatic garden was opened to visitors on May 1st 1988.
It has 3 large natural ponds surrounded by approximately 30 intimate gardens containing 50 ponds.

Grass snakes, frogs, blind worms, various types of fish, salamanders and lizards have been put out in and around the ponds. The green frogs population here is said to be the largest in the Netherlands, and from May till mid-June one can enjoy the unrehearsed sound of the frog concert......