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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal

Historic gardens with historic themed gardens - French settler's garden, Victorian garden, Georgian gardens. They also highlight modern innovative ideas and techniques.

Visit their website for opening times and admission charges.

Halifax Public Gardens, downtown Halifax.

Formal, Victorian gardens over seventeen acres dating from 1867. Please see their website for opening times. Admission is free.


Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens

Located in Wolfville, the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens occupies more than 6 acres and provides a meeting place for science and nature on the campus of Acadia University. The Gardens offer a variety of specialty gardens including Acacian Forrest Region natives, Medicinal and Food Garden, Conservatory, formal Walled Garden and an Experimental Garden.

Visit their website for operation hours and admission charges and much more.








Please also visit Old London Maps on the web as many of the maps
and views available there have plans and depictions of gardens from
the medieval period through to the late nineteenth century.

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