2017

What's Growing at the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens

by Priesnitz, Melanie

The fruit of the Acadian Forest is starting to ripen much to the delight of the creatures who call the region home. One of the first wild berries enjoyed by birds and humans alike are that of the serviceberry.

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Environmental Education Conference

by Priesnitz, Melanie

The Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens and Acadia University recently had the pleasure of hosting over 330 environmental educators from across Canada during the 2017 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication conference.

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Native Plant Sale

by Priesnitz, Melanie

Friends of the Acadian Forest Volunteers have been getting their hands dirty all winter long preparing for the annual Native Plant Sale on Saturday May 6.

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Seedy Saturday

by Priesnitz, Melanie

Join us for the 10th annual Seedy Saturday at The Wolfville Farmers' Market on Earth Day, April 22 from 8:30am - 1pm. We'll be there with young native plant seedlings.

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Orchid Show

by Priesnitz, Melanie

Step into the warmth of the greenhouses at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre for the Valley Orchid Growers annual Orchid Show.

Saturday February 25th. 10:30 - 4.

 

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Secret Life of Acadian Forest Flora

by Priesnitz, Melanie

Acadia Lifelong Learning and the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens are pleased to present a new Open Acadia course by Conservation Horticulturist, Melanie Priesnitz.

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