As our country’s gardens come back to life each spring, a beautiful lesson in Canadian history blooms as well. From manicured estate gardens to interactive events and festivals that celebrate the region’s buds and blooms, dig into Hamilton Halton Brant’s rich gardening heritage and celebrate Canadian gardens.
Sites and Attractions
Explore Canada’s largest botanical garden featuring over 2,000 acres of gardens and nature sanctuaries including the world’s largest lilac collection, over 100,000 spring bulbs and a Mediterranean Garden under glass.
Stroll amongst beautiful flowers, breathtaking scenery and majestic trees on this former 400-acre farm.
William Dam Seeds, Dundas
Tour the trial gardens here and get a peak into the future of vegetable, flower, grass and herb seed varieties.
Dundurn Castle’s two-acre kitchen garden, Hamilton
One of the most interesting aspects of the recent landscape restoration project at Dundurn National Historic Site is the attempt to recreate Sir Allan MacNab's Victorian kitchen garden. Take a stroll through for yourself.
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, Hamilton
Prominently situated in a walled garden, Whitehern is an outstanding example of a 19th-century urban estate originally owned by a wealthy industrialist.
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