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 water garden

All about plants at Roger Van den Hende Botanical Garden

Lorraine Flanigan

Roger Van den Hende Botanical Garden in Quebec features demonstration beds, herbacetum, arboretum, water garden, a rose garden, an Ericacetum of acid-loving plants

The Formal Garden at Parkwood Estate

Parkwood Estate: Oshawa’s Downton Abbey

Lorraine Flanigan

The impressive gardens of Oshawa's Parkwood Estate were designed by leading landscape architects of the day, including the Dunington-Grubbs and John Lyle.

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