Plants and flowers thrive in Vancouver’s mild climate. The city boasts numerous attractive parks but you will also find several specialty gardens that are perfect for a leisurely visit. There are numerous gardens to choose from and most are open year-round.
Many gardens are part of a collection. The botanical gardens of the University of British Columbia (UBC) include a rainforest garden, a food garden and an Alpine Garden. The VanDusen Botanical Garden features a Korean pavilion, a rock garden and a Scottish shelter. Queen Elizabeth Park is also home to several gardens. Below you will find an overview of Vancouver’s most pleasant urban havens.