Many visitors to the 9th China (Beijing) International GardenExpo have been deeply impressed by a picturesque sunkengarden known as Splendid Valley. The garden was formerly anabandoned landfill. Nowadays, more and more Chinese citiesand families have been taking bold action to pursue green,floral lifestyles.
In China, horticulture has gained popularity among moreand more citizens. Not only have many flower markets andnursery bases sprouted throughout the country, people havealso been purchasing seeds and seedlings on the internet. Ifconditions permit, one can even rent a small plot of land andtransform it into a vibrant garden as painter Liu Zheng did featured in this issue.