SUM­MER

Canadian Gardening Annual 2016 - - Road Trip -

1 Me­mo­rial Univer­sity of New­found­land Botan­i­cal Gar­den, St. John’s; mun.ca/ bot­gar­den. Stroll along five na­ture trails, and check out the large cul­ti­vated gar­den and green­house on this 40-hectare na­ture re­serve.

2 UBC Botan­i­cal Gar­den Green­heart Canopy Walk­way, Van­cou­ver; botan­i­cal­gar­den.ubc.ca. Ex­plore this 310-me­tre aerial trail sys­tem over­look­ing Bri­tish Columbia’s tem­per­ate rain­for­est from up to 20 me­tres above the for­est floor. 3 Re­ford Gar­dens, Que­bec; re­fordgar­dens.com. Once the pri­vate property of Elsie Re­ford, this English-style gar­den sits on the shore of the St. Lawrence River and of­fers more than 3,000 plant species, in­clud­ing the strik­ing Hi­malayan blue poppy.

4 His­toric Gar­dens at An­napo­lis Royal, Nova Sco­tia; his­toric­gar­dens.com. Set in the first per­ma­nent Euro­pean set­tle­ment in Canada, the sev­en­hectare gar­den boasts his­tor­i­cally themed sec­tions con­nected by path­ways.

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