Nova Scotia

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.

Magnolia stellata 'Rosea' photographed by Lorraine Beswick

An appreciation of magnolias

Lorainne Beswick

A group of horticulturists, community members, nursery people and gardeners plant magnolias in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.