Established in 1867, Halifax Public Gardens is Canada’s first public garden, with 32 carpet beds around bandstand.
Gardens to visit
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens in Nova Scotia show the importance of plants and gardens in the lives of a succession of settlers.
From the moment she arrived at Kingsbrae Garden in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Lorraine Flanigan’s camera didn’t stop clicking. This 27-acre garden opened in 1998.
One of the best ways to visit Quebec City gardens is by biking Quebec City riverside park and garden trails.
Roger Van den Hende Botanical Garden in Quebec features demonstration beds, herbacetum, arboretum, water garden, a rose garden, an Ericacetum of acid-loving plants
No matter what the season, there’s always something happening at the Montreal Botanical Garden. In summer 2013 the excitement flowered with Mosaicultures.
At Moorside in the Gatineau Hills visitors can best experience Mackenzie King’s visionary plans for both the property’s gardens and for the city of Ottawa itself.
The Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa was the first research station, established by an Act of Parliament in 1886. It offers stunning displays.
The impressive gardens of Oshawa’s Parkwood Estate were designed by leading landscape architects of the day, including the Dunington-Grubbs and John Lyle.
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.
Plants have a habit of growing. That’s what’s been happening at Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington — Ontario’s oldest botanical garden.
Located adjacent to Edwards Gardens, the Toronto Botanical Garden boasts 17 themed gardens, including an Entry Garden Walk designed by Piet Oudolf.
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.
Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg is full of life, supported by the not-for-profit Assiniboine Park Conservancy. There’s much for gardeners to see in the park.
Three tricks for garden photography demonstrated and explained by Paul Swanson who works in University of Alberta Botanic Garden’s Kurimoto Japanese Garden.
At Devonian Botanic Garden at University of Edmonton in Alberta, Ruby Swanson talks about her favourite spot in the main garden.
Five ways to experience the University of Alberta Botanic Garden near Edmonton (formerly called Devonian Botanic Garden) at different times.
At Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, Kathy Gibler and Debra Zhou talk about favourite spots to look for when visiting the garden.
You never know what you might encounter at Vancouver’s VanDusen Botanical Garden. The gardens entice exploration, no matter what the season.
In Victoria, B.C., Butchart Gardens has expanded beyond its founder’s vision. Jenny Butchart laid the ground work of this estate.