Public gardens in the Philadelphia region have always been been favourite destinations for garden-loving Canadian travellers and others. The 36 public gardens within 50 kilometres of Philadelphia are collaborating with America’s Garden Capital Passport.
Gardens to visit
Travellers to Price Edward Island interested in gardening visit the flower trial garden and storefront of Veseys in the rural community of York.
To celebrate its 140th anniversary, the Stratford and District Horticultural Society is promoting local public gardens in the town in southwestern Ontario.
In Ottawa/Gatineau, every Saturday morning throughout the season, the Garden Promenade bus takes visitors on a freewheeling floral trip.
Lorraine Flanigan reports on MosaïCulture Gatineau which runs until Oct. 15, 2018, at Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec, featuring 45 pieces of living horticultural sculptures.
The documentary The Gardener about horticulturist Frank Cabot’s beautiful Les Quatre Vents estate in Charlevoix, Quebec, is being screened across Canada.
Quinte Botanical Gardens in Frankford, Ontario, opened August 2017. Developed by Deanna Groves and John Reidl who operate The Garden Place.
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.
The classic Rock Garden destination at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Hamilton and Burlington Ontario re-opens after three-year, $20-million project.
Great Dixter in East Sussex, England, is a mecca for avid gardeners now led by Fergus Garrett. The gardens are full of inspiring ideas for planting.
Garden Making Design Director Gary Hall is on the road, touring eastern Canada and visiting gardens with a photographer’s eye. His photos are on Instagram.
The walled Chelsea Physic Garden in London is a peaceful place to spend an afternoon, regardless of your gardening inclinations.
From the Chelsea Flower Show 2015, a few views of show gardens that resonated with me from the perspective of the designs and plant choices. Or simply blew me away!
At the 2015 Chelsea Flower Show everything ranges from gorgeous to stunning to awesome to outrageous. Here’s some initial images focused on plants.
London may be tightly packed with buildings, people, narrow alleyways and the like, but residents and shops manage to squeeze in colourful blooms wherever they can.
The Garden Museum, located in the former church of St. Mary at Lambeth in London, celebrates the art, design and history of gardens.
The Denver Botanic Gardens is the most-visited public garden in North America and is on the list of the 10 gardens worth travelling for in North America.
Guide to leading public gardens in Canada. This 8-page special travel feature, Our Cross-Country Tour of Canada’s Public Gardens, is from Garden Making.
Lorraine Flanigan picks highlights from her coast to coast tour of the Canada Garden Route, from Victoria to St. John’s.
There’s much to see and do at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Botanical Garden in St. John’s, Nfld.