Garden closing early for 2019 season – last day to visit is Sept. 2

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden will close its gates to visitors for the season after September 2, 2019, to allow for construction of a proposed new entry pavilion structure. Due to the early closure, several previously scheduled fall events have been cancelled, including the Fall Family Festival, Fruit Growers Festival and Dog Day at Read More

Backgrounder – Spectacular new Aga Khan Garden, Alberta opens June 29, 2018

Quick Facts: Aga Khan Garden, Alberta Name of the garden was chosen by the University of Alberta Designed by award-winning Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects out of Virginia, USA “Islamic gardens” differ greatly depending on where and when they were created. The architects of the Aga Khan Garden were inspired by common elements of geometric Read More

The Garden has a new name!

After being known for more than four decades as “the Devonian”, the province’s largest botanic garden is reaffirming its roots and changing its name to the University of Alberta Botanic Garden.   The name change coincides with a period of growth and renewal at the garden.   “We’re at a new point in our evolution,” Read More