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.

 

 

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    ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS, BURLINGTON AND HAMILTON

    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.

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    GAIRLOCH GARDENS, OAKVILLE

    Stroll amongst beautiful flowers, breathtaking scenery and majestic trees on this former 400-acre farm.

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    WILLIAM DAM SEEDS, DUNDAS

    Tour the trial gardens here and get a peak into the future of vegetable, flower, grass and herb seed varieties.

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    DUNDURN CANSTLE'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.

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    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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July 2 - September 1

Historic Garden Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cost:  Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to...

May 25 - October 13

The Natural Path

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

June 28

Strawberry Soiree: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Ages: 14 years and older Cost: $55 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30...

Now thru October 20

Tandem Kayak Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru November 3

Cook the Trout Survival Challenge

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru September 15

Turbo Tubing… The Paddling Adventure For Everyone.

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Not recommended for newborns to 2 years. *Save 4.00 off per person when you bring...

Now thru October 20

Kayak Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

There are no stores along the paddling section of the river... so you need to...

June 14 - September 13

Sunset Social Paddles

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

2019 Dates; Friday, June 14th; Friday, July 19; Friday; August 16; Saturday, September 14. 2-...

Now thru October 20

Canoe Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru November 19

Weekend in Paris Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

May 25 - October 28

Whisper to the Moon

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Price: From $99 per person, meet up at 7:30 pm and ends 10:30-11:30pm

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