A formal garden with pathways
Photo courtesy of Niagara Parks Commission

Niagara Parks Botanical Garden and School of Horticulture

The Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture was established in 1936 as a training school for apprentice gardeners within the Niagara Parks Commission. The Botanical Gardens serves as a unique outdoor classroom for hands-on, year-round training for School of Horticulture students. Visitors from around the world can explore 40 hectares of gardens maintained by dedicated staff and students that feature annuals, perennials, rhododendrons, hydrangeas, a formal parterre garden, herb and vegetable plantings, pollinator plantings, and a world-famous rose garden featuring over 2,000 roses across 65 cultivars.