Established in 1936, it is the only residential school for training horticultural students in Canada. Horticultural excellence is the keynote of the School of Horticulture. One hundred acres of immaculately maintained gardens provide a visual feast for over 1 million visitors annually. Several hundred students have created, over a 60 year period, one of North America's most outstanding landscapes and botanical collections.
The Gardens are open to visitors for a self guided tour of the Plant World as seen in the herb garden, the vegetable garden, the rock garden or the splendid arboretum, embracing one of Canada's finest collections of ornamental trees and shrubs. Visitors may also book a guided half hour tour with the Nature Interpreter for a fee of $3.00 per person or schedule a group tour (max 60 people per group) at a reduced fee of $2.75. The group tour should be booked in advance. For Booking Call 1-877-NIA-Park or locally - 371-0254.