The University of Alberta Botanic Garden (formerly the Devonian Botanic...read more
The University of Alberta Botanic Garden (formerly the Devonian Botanic Garden) is a stunning 97-hectare property located 15 minutes SW of Edmonton, with cultivated gardens and plant collections, indoor showhouses, and extensive natural areas. Highlights of the Garden, which was established in 1959, include the spectacular new 4.8 hectare Aga Khan Garden, beautiful Kurimoto Japanese Garden; a Tropical Showhouse with exotic butterflies; Temperate and Arid Showhouses; alpine, herb, rose, peony, lilac and lily collections; Indigenous Garden; trial beds and much more. The Garden is an award-winning visitor attraction, a research site, and home to year-round adult and children's education programming. Open to visitors seasonally, May 1 through Thanksgiving.