Public Gardens

Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park is a tranquil oasis surrounded by skyscrapers and the slopes of VictoriaPeak in the neighbourhood of Central. On a stopover between Southeast Asia and home last January, my husband...

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Garden Destinations: Callaway Gardens

Garden Destinations: Callaway Gardens

Finding destinations for garden tours is hard work, but someone has to do it. And lucky me, last fall I went garden scouting with Donna Dawson of www.gardeningtours.com. We were looking for patches...

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Garden Destinations: Highgrove – A Royal Garden

Garden Destinations: Highgrove – A Royal Garden

Getting to visit the garden of HRH Prince Charles requires lots of advance planning and even if you do get an appointment it might not happen. Word has it that if HRH decides (at his whim) that your...

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Garden Destinations: Holland’s Annual Spring Garden Party

Garden Destinations: Holland’s Annual Spring Garden Party

When you think of Holland what comes to mind? Bulbs of course. And possibly the Keukenhof. The Keukenhof in spring has always on my wish list (who doesn’t want to see 32 hectares planted with 7...

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden…Pure Romance

Sissinghurst Castle Garden…Pure Romance

Sissinghurst Castle was once a mid-16th century mansion set high on a ridge above the Vale of Kent. It was one of the first buildings in England to be constructed of brick. By the time Vita...

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Garden Destinations: England in the Spring

Garden Destinations: England in the Spring

My passion for gardens and my lust for travel have led me to garden destinations all over the world. In fact, I seem to be afflicted with a sort of botanic voyeurism. I feel happiest when I’m in a...

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The Gardens of Casa Loma

The Gardens of Casa Loma

Head to Casa Loma, a European castle in the heart of Toronto, and explore five acres of estate gardens. The Gardens of Casa Loma feature a wide variety of specialty garden areas. The formal and...

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Edwards Gardens

Edwards Gardens

Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the...

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Allan Gardens Conservatory

Allan Gardens Conservatory

Allan Gardens Conservatory is over 100 years old with a garden-filled greenhouse that covers over 16,000 square feet. This garden is open to the public year-round. It contains tropical plants from...

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Toronto Music Garden

Toronto Music Garden

Inspired by renowned cellist YoYo Ma, the Toronto Music Garden is vibrant with the spirit of music, dance and artistic delight. The garden represents sections from a movement from Bach’s Suite No....

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