Canadensis Presents: A Virtual Garden Tour of JARDINS DE MÉTIS-REFORD GARDENS

Canadensis Presents: A Virtual Garden Tour of JARDINS DE MÉTIS-REFORD GARDENS

A Virtual Tour of Jardins de Métis-Reford Gardens, a national historic site on the St. Lawrence. Director Alexander Reford is our guide. About this event We love bringing garden people together! With all the limited travel opportunities right now, the Canadian Botanical Garden Society (CBGS) has decided to bring the gardens to you in collaboration with the…

Walk on the Future Site of Canada’s National Botanical Garden

Canadians want a national botanical garden for an attractive walking destination, a national survey conducted by Nanos Research shows. Canadensis has a vision for such a world-class attraction. But we have other extraordinary news. You can already take a memorable walk on the stunning site of the future “Canadensis: The Garden of Canada.”  The site has…

Plants with National Botanical Significance in Canada: Goldenseal, an Ontario Species at Risk

Plants with National Botanical Significance in Canada: Goldenseal, an Ontario Species at Risk

Endangered species, such as the iconic panda, get all the attention. In Canada, Hydrastis canadensis or goldenseal has been in decline since the late 1800s. It is now under threat, but it garners little attention. Maybe that’s because it is a plant and not a golden seal. Goldenseal, a plant with national botanical significance in…

Have You Ever Tried Buffaloberry Ice Cream?

Have You Ever Tried Buffaloberry Ice Cream?

The flowering season has passed for Canadian Buffaloberry, but as the summer winds down, keep an eye open for its distinctive orange or red fruits. Buffaloberry – Shepherdia canadensis – is a deciduous shrub, growing 1-3 metres tall with erect to slightly spreading stems. The inconspicuous flowers appear in spring before the leaves have opened….

Appui inconditionnel au projet Canadensis

Appui inconditionnel au projet Canadensis

J’aimerais apporter mon appui inconditionnel au projet “Canadensis – Le Jardin du Canada”, projet élaboré et soutenu par la “Société du Jardin Botanique Canadensis” depuis de nombreuses années déjà. Comme vous le savez, le Canada est l’un des rares pays au monde et le seul du G20 à ne pas pouvoir offrir à ses citoyens…

Canada Goldenrod: Much Maligned and Misjudged

Canada Goldenrod: Much Maligned and Misjudged

The Canada goldenrod is scientifically known as Solidago Canadensis. Other common names of the flower are Giant Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod, and Rough. The plant has a bad reputation for causing allergy symptoms during the summer. However, the culprit for hay fever is wind-pollinated plants, which this goldenrod is not. The bountiful swarm of insects found…