It had never really dawned upon me to visit the gardens of Florence. Maybe because until recently I was still trying to avoid doing things that my mother would do. However, having surpassed my teenage rebellion stage I was finally able to discover the gardens of Florence, and the boundless beauty that comes with them. As I started out along the path of Florentine garden discovery I realized that the gardens I visited were not only breath-taking locations of art and nature but also a fount of mystery, esotericism and catalysts of self-discovery. Here’s a list of lesser known gardens in Florence.