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.