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 Canadian Garden Council. We have invited our colleagues at Destination/Botanical Gardens, located along the Canadian Garden Route, to offer virtual garden presentations that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Our Virtual Garden Presentation Tours continue on Thursday, June 24th with a presentation tour of New Brunswick Botanical Garden/Jardin botanique du Nouveau-Brunswick with guest presenter Directrice générale of the garden. (Our list of gardens and guest presenters for the first series of virtual presentations is listed below.)
- Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT)
- New Brunswick Botanical Garden/Jardin botanique du Nouveau-Brunswick, Edmundston, NB
- Guest Presenter: DirectorJosée Landry, Directrice générale
- FREE EVENT: Register by clicking on this link.
Welcome to the New Brunswick Botanical Garden for an unprecedented discovery of the natural flora of New Brunswick, the World… and much more. Discover thematic gardens, including unique medicinal plants and aromatic herbs garden. The mosaicultures installed on the site will help you discover aspects of the local history and culture.
Guest Presenter: Josée Landry
Josée Landry holds a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a master’s degree in plant science, both from Université Laval, Québec. Since May 2018, she has been the Director of the New Brunswick Botanical Garden. Previous to her current position she worked for six years as manager of a college applied research center specialized in agriculture and bio-products. She also worked for four years at Université Laval in peatland management applied research.
About: Canadian Botanical Garden Destinations – Virtual Garden Tours
Our monthly Virtual Garden Tours are hosted live on Zoom and are free to attend. Simply register here. You can soak up the beauty of the plants, the colour explosion, and the history of these wonderful gardens as told by the passionate people who are the driving force behind these must-see garden destinations.
Garden enthusiasts of all levels enjoy and benefit from visiting destination/botanical gardens during any season. They provide inspiration, education, and wonder for those who enjoy visiting gardens or who have their own garden at home.
Upcoming Virtual Garden Tours
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT) / MUN Botanical Garden, St. John’s, NL / Guest Presenter: Todd Boland, B.Sc., M.Sc. Horticulturist
Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT) / Jardin botanique de Montréal, QC / Guest Presenter: Anne Charpentier, M.Sc., M.A., Director
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT) / Assiniboine Park Diversity Gardens, Winnipeg, MB / Guest Presenter: Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT) / VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC / Guest Presenter: VanDusen Team Members
More Virtual Garden Tours to be announced!
All of the Virtual Garden Tours on the Canadian Botanical Garden Destinations series are free to attend. Enjoy!
Please consider supporting the Canadensis Botanical Garden Society by becoming a member or making a donation at the link below: https://jardincanadensisgarden.ca/donations/memberships/
By making a donation, you contribute directly to our mission to build Canadensis: The Garden Of Canada.