public gardens

One of the gardens on the Ontario garden route for the Rural Gardens of Grey and Bruce Counties.

Take a garden route to tour a region

Heather White

You can tour multiple gardens in a region by following a garden route. The gardens on a regional map are promoted as a tourist destination for the summer.

I made it from Victoria to St. John's!

The best of Canada Garden Route tour

Lorraine Flanigan

Lorraine Flanigan picks highlights from her coast to coast tour of the Canada Garden Route, from Victoria to St. John’s.

I was smitten by the blue poppies!

Much to see at Newfoundland’s MUN Botanical Garden

Lorraine Flanigan

There's much to see and do at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Botanical Garden in St. John’s, Nfld.

Halifax Public Gardens

A Canadian First! Halifax Public Gardens

Lorraine Flanigan

Established in 1867, Halifax Public Gardens is Canada's first public garden, with 32 carpet beds around bandstand.

The governor’s garden

Past and present at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

Lorraine Flanigan

Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens in Nova Scotia show the importance of plants and gardens in the lives of a succession of settlers.

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