• Winter woodland walks

    The Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens remain open all winter. We are open 7 days a week all year. Enjoy a walk on a sunny day.

  • Make it a New Year's resolution to GET OUTSIDE

    The Botanical Gardens are a great place to walk on your lunch hour if you work or study at Acadia University. We're open all winter.

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    Our emblem featuring Scotch thistle, mayflower and a honeybee

    The mayflower was Harriet Lila Irving's favourite wildflower. The honeybee symbolizes hard work and pollination. The Scotch thistle represents Scotland, the Irving family's ancestral home

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