Another useful guidebook site to spot things to do in Malmö including links to a few of the parks.
Places to visit in Malmö, some recommendations
Kungsparken & Slottsparken
These parks are about a ten minute walk from the conference hall. Next to Malmö Castle Garden/Slottsträdgården (below).
Kungsparken is the oldest park in Malmö, opened in 1872. This park was designed with the English garden ideals in mind, for the bourgeois people.
Slottsparken is connected to Kungsparken. With ideals from America and landscape architect Olmstead, this park was designed for all social classes. It opened in 1900.
Malmo Castle Garden
Malmo Castle Garden/Slottsträdgården, is a garden in central Malmö. It opened in 1998 and is nowadays a popular spot for the people in the city as well as tourists. This is also where Malmo Garden Show takes place May 28-31, 2020. Peter Korn, one of the conference organizers, has created one of the theme gardens in this garden.
Västra hamnen , the Western Harbour, is in the western parts of Malmö, by the sea, you can see one of the largest residential construction projects of Malmö. It started in 2001 and is due for completion after 2030. It has always attracted architects and landscape architects because of the pioneering environmental solutions and innovative architecture.
It is also in this part of Malmö we have the tallest building in Scandinavia (190,4 m); Turning Torso by Santiago Calatrava.
A few hundred metres from Turning Torso, you can have a look at one of Klinta Trädgård’s plantings, designed by Peter Korn. It was planted in early 2019, along the wind exposed walk at Barometergatan.
Cementparken is a park where concrete from the former concrete factory, has been used a the substrate in most of the planting beds. It is Malmö city council who desigend it and it opened in 2016. Garden journalist Lisa Ising writes about it (Swedish) in a short and descriptive way. There is no webbpage for it, but you can see pictures and find the address, by searching Cementparken Malmö.
Trädgårdspaletten is the best nursery experience in Malmö. With a very personal touch and plants of good quality, this family business stands out.