Legend has it that a long time ago, on a starless night, the Queen's Gardener collapsed from exhaustion in the middle of the desert.
He cried for hours - how could he grow anything in such an arid wasteland?
One of his tears, however, passed through the sand to reach the other world. Goddess Ishtar, moved by the man's despair, collected his tear and sent it back to the surface, transforming it into a surging and inexhaustible water source.
Eternally grateful, the Gardener swore to do his best to create the most magnificent gardens of these lands... â€¦