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 5 must see gardens in British Columbia

 

The Stroll Garden in the Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden. One of the most authentic Japanese gardens in North America and one of the top five Japanese gardens outside of Japan.

Autumn colour

The garden honours Dr Inazo Nitobe (1862-1933) an agriculturalist, scholar, philosopher and statesman who spent much of his life promoting trust and understanding between the United States and Japan.

Each element has been deliberately placed and is carefully maintained to reflect an idealized conception and symbolic representation of nature.

Breathtaking autumn colour at the Okanagan Lavender and Herb Farm, Kelowna

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Recently harvested Lavender fields at  Okanagan Lavender and Herb Farm, Kelowna

Autumn colour at Kasugai Japanese Garden, Kelowna

Tranquility in the Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden & Park, Vancouver. The first of its kind outside of China, an authentic representation of a centuries old garden tradition.

A fascinating insight into the private spaces of a Ming scholar's residence. A garden that emulates the rhythm of nature. Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden & Park, Vancouver

Walking along the Seawall, Stanley Park in Vancouver

Balanced rocks on the beach of the SeawallStanley Park... And for the non-gardeners, Vancouver has plenty to offer:

A view of Stanley Park, Vancouver