Most of the gardens in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province were private gardens built in ancient China. They are tranquil, exquisite, elegant, and created to be in complete harmony with nature. The creators of these gardens invented ingenious techniques to put a cramped space to best use. There are flowers and trees, pools, hills, and pavilions within the boundaries, thus forming a natural yet richly landscaped environment. The most famous gardens in Suzhou are the Humble Administrator''s Garden, the Garden to Linger In, the Wangshi Garden, and the Lions Grove.