The University of Alberta Botanic Garden is a stunning 240-acre property located minutes from Edmonton, with cultivated gardens, indoor showhouses, and extensive natural areas. Popular highlights of this “garden in a forest” include the Kurimoto Japanese Garden; exotic butterflies in the Tropical Showhouse; large herb, rose, peony, lilac, and lily collections, Sensory Garden, Native Peoples Garden, trial gardens and more. You’ll be amazed at the diversity of plants that can thrive in a northern climate. The Garden is an award-winning visitor attraction, open daily May 1 through Thanksgiving. Located 15 minutes SW of Edmonton, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60. Phone: 780-987-3054
51227 AB-60, Parkland County, Edmonton, T7Y 1C5
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Author of "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada"
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 gardens right up until snowfall and even beyond.