Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs

Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs

Date(s): Saturday

37 Silver Springs Drive NW

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Drop in to speak to gardeners and take a self-guided tour of this unique outdoor space! No registration required.

Activities

Brochures will be provided with a map for the garden for a self-guided tour of over 1km and 19 unique and themed gardens.

Gardeners will be available at a table to answer questions.

Guided Tours

Drop in self-guided tours available, and brochure with a map of the gardens is available.

No registration required.

Significance to Calgary

Silver Springs Botanical gardens is a fully volunteer run garden built on the site of the Birthplace Forest in Silver Springs which is managed by City of Calgary Parks.. In 2008 the first garden was created and since then the site which is over 1 kilometer long has grown to over 19 gardens. The Gardens have some unique areas to the City of Calgary.

These include:

  • a Labyrinth
  • a Shakespeare themed garden
  • the largest collection of roses in Calgary
  • a public Alpine and Crevice Garden created in partnership with the Calgary Rock and Alpine Garden Association
  • a unique Peony garden;
  • and many other themed gardens

Additional Info

Year Built: 2008

Washrooms

Family Stations and porta potties, as this is an outdoor venue

Parking

Parking accommodates about 10 vehicles but nearby street parking is available. The neighbourhood does not have any parking restrictions. On street parking is available within a block.

Public Transit Route Info

Routes 120 and 134 both departing from Dalhousie LRT stop within a block of the gardens

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