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Canadian Gardening Annual 2016 - - Road Trip -

1 Al­lan Gar­dens Con­ser­va­tory, Toronto; toronto.ca/ parks/fea­tured-parks/ conservatories. do­nated to the toronto Hor­ti­cul­tural so­ci­ety in 1858, this land­mark has an ex­otic plant col­lec­tion and must-see flower shows. 2 Long­wood Gar­dens, Philadel­phia; long­woodgar­dens.org. amid its 435 hectares, you’ll find a large 1.5hectare in­door sec­tion. From the end of Jan­uary through to the end of March, take in the daz­zling orchid dis­plays. 3 Mut­tart Con­ser­va­tory, Ed­mon­ton; ed­mon­ton.ca/ mut­tart. Con­sist­ing of four glass pyra­mids, each show­cas­ing a dif­fer­ent en­vi­ron­ment, the con­ser­va­tory de­fines ed­mon­ton’s sky­line. Look out for ex­hibits, ro­tat­ing up to eight times a year. 4 Royal Botanic Gar­dens at Kew, Eng­land; kew.org. ex­plore the iconic green­houses at this Unesco World Her­itage site, in­clud­ing the Palm House, one of the most im­por­tant Vic­to­rian glasshouses in the world.

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