Canadensis Presents: A Virtual Visit to Diversity Gardens @ Assiniboine Park Conservancy

A Virtual Tour/Presentation of Jardin botanique de Montréal, with  Directrice Anne Charpentier. This free presentation will be in English. We welcome questions and comments in both official languages, and responses will be in your language of choice.  Thursday, August 26th. FREE Event.

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, August 26th with a presentation tour of Jardin botanique de Montréal. Guest Host: Directrice Anne Charpentier M.Sc., M.A..

Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT) Virtual visit to the Jardin botanique de Montréal. Guest Host: Directrice Anne Charpentier M.Sc., M.A..

FREE EVENT: Register by clicking on this link.

The Garden: Jardin botanique de Montréal

One of the city’s jewels, it is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions, and activities all year long.

With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it’s also a perfect place to enjoy fresh air and natural beauty.

Located just minutes from downtown Montréal, right near the Biodôme and Olympic Park, the Jardin botanique de Montréal is a veritable living museum of plants from the four corners of the globe.

Guest Presenter: Directrice Anne Charpentier

In 2019, Anne Charpentier was appointed Director of the Jardin botanique de Montréal at Espace pour la vie. She has since undertaken the realization of a Master Plan for the Botanical Garden, in order to propel the institution as a player for the ecological transition, in view of its hundredth anniversary in 2031.

All of the Virtual Garden Tours on the Canadian Botanical Garden Destinations series are free to attend. Enjoy!

About: Canadian Botanical Garden Destinations – Virtual Garden Presentation 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. They will share wonderful photographs of their gardens.
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.

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: t.b.a.
More Virtual Garden Tours to be announced!

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