At the viewing circle: Left to right, Lorraine Flanigan, Werner Schwar and Paul Fayrick. Photo: Kathy Walkinshaw

Thunder Bay parks make the most of a short season

Lorraine Flanigan

The gardening season for Thunder Bay parks in Ontario starts on the first full moon in June when parks staff start emptying greenhouses to plant garden beds.

The rose garden at Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

Learning by growing at Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

Lorraine Flanigan

The School of Horticulture at the Niagara Parks Botanical Garden in Ontario is one of a kind: the only horticultural teaching garden in North America.

You see something different every day at VanDusen Botanical Garden

Vancouver’s VanDusen: An ever-changing garden

Lorraine Flanigan

You never know what you might encounter at Vancouver's VanDusen Botanical Garden. The gardens entice exploration, no matter what the season.

Have Blundstones, will travel to Canada’s public gardens!

Lorraine Flanigan

Garden Making's wandering writer starts a coast to coast tour of public gardens at B.C.'s Butchart Gardens on May 15.