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.
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.
A special workshop for Acadia Students with Mi’kmaq Artist and Traditional Medicine Teacher Melissa Labrador in remembering how to work with, listen to and allow in the gifts of the natural world to support our wellness.
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