Ranked #16 of 30 attractions in St. John's
Category: Educational Sites
Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden is a resource centre for basic and applied botanical research and...
Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden is a resource centre for basic and applied botanical research and education with a particular interest in the flora of Newfoundland and Labrador. It seeks to foster an appreciation of natural history in the development and future of the university and the province.The Garden has been developed to display plants native to the province and cultivated plants suitable to the local climate and to provide access to a number of habitats through a system of trails. The trails and flower gardens are open daily, May 1 - November 30. The flower gardens are located near the Field Centre and include: the cottage garden; rock gardens (including a limestone rockery and scree); alpine house; peat and woodland beds; Newfoundland heritage garden; rhododendron dell; Friend's wildlife garden; shade garden; medicinal garden; Friend's dried flower garden; vegetable garden; compost demonstration garden and much more.Five nature trails meander through a 110 acre managed nature reserve.