Gardens to visit

Whistling Gardens opens ambitious new venture

Kat Fox

Whistling Gardens, a garden centre near Brantford, Ont., operated by owner Darren Heimbecker, specializes in conifers and has an ambitious new private botanical garden.

Regina floral conservatory

Public greenhouses where you can get your plant fix

Lorraine Hunter

A list of several public greenhouses filled with bright blooms and towering tropical trees. On a cold winter’s day, they can cheer up anyone.

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.