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Memorial University Botanical Garden

Memorial University Botanical Garden Review

The gardens at this 110-acre natural area include rock gardens, a Newfoundland historic-plants bed, peat and woodland beds, an alpine house, a medicinal garden, a native plant collection, a vegetable garden, a crevice garden, a shade garden, a dried-flower garden, and a compost demonstration garden. There are also five pleasant walking trails. You can see scores of rhododendron varieties here, as well as many kinds of butterflies and the rare hummingbird hawkmoth. Guided walks are available with advance notice for groups of 10 or more. The nature trails and gardens are closed to the public from November through April, but the gift shop remains open.

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  • Address: C.A. Pippy Park, 306 Mt. Scio Rd., St. John's, NL A1B 4L6 | Map It
  • Phone: 709/864–8590
  • Cost: C$7, C$5 off-season
  • Hours: May–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov., daily 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: St. John's
Updated: 11-15-2013

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