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Getting someone to visit a garden in summer is a snap: we all know gardens are striking in the summer months, with flowers galore. But what about fall? Garden visitors diminish with falling temperatures, as if they’re convinced the show is over as of Labour Day. But it isn’t. There’s still plenty to see in Canada’s public grounds right up until snowfall and even beyond. Read more...
In the summer of 2013, intrepid journalist Lorraine Flanigan travelled from coast to coast on VIA Rail to visit some of Canada’s Garden Route’s most magnificent public gardens. Click here to read the 12-page article in GardenMaking magazine’s winter 2013/14 issue for Lorraine’s recommendations about what to see and do at each garden. If you’ve not yet travelled to visit Canada’s gardens, we know you’re going to be tempted to do so after reading the article.
For an even more in-depth look, we also invite you to check out Lorraine’s online posts and videos from the tour.
Canada’s Garden Route is not a ‘route’ per se, instead, it is the most comprehensive listing of Canadian gardens and garden experiences. If you’re planning to stop in and visit some of the finest examples of horticulture the country has to offer – this is the website that will help you find the perfect garden experience you’re looking for.
You can search for gardens by name, category, province or city. Just click on the link that best suits your purposes.
Canada’s garden experiences look forward to welcoming all visitors, whether you come from across town or from around the world.