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Interesting Facts About Montreal Botanical Garden

The Montreal Botanical Garden is a large botanical garden in Montreal, Quebec, Canada comprising 75 hectares of thematic gardens and greenhouses. It is considered to be one of the most important botanical gardens in the world due to the extent of its collections and facilities. It was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada.
Montreal botanical garden contains number of outdoor themed park such as Chinese garden, Japanese garden, Shade garden, Water garden, Lily garden, Rose garden, Arboretum, First Nations garden. The Montreal Botanical Garden is one of four nature-focused attractions belonging to the City of Montreal in the space for life.
Montreal botanical garden contains a greenhouse complex full of plants from around the world, and a number of large outdoor gardens, each with a specific theme.
One can admire unique collections of medicinal herbs, alpine plants, woodland plants, ferns, bonsai, cacti and other succulents, begonias, aroids, bromeliads, geseeriads, and orchids. Other exceptional plants in the ten year-round greenhouses in one of the world's leading gardens, the Montreal Botanical Garden.
The Chinese Garden of Montreal Botanical Garden is constructed along the traditional lines for a Ming Dunasty Chinese garden. It has many winding paths, an artificial mountain, and Chinese style pagoda building.
Chinese Garden

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Dazzling waterfall  from Montreal botanical garden.
Various artistic sculptures and reliefs are created by horticulture artist in Montreal Botanical Garden.
 It’s filled to the brim with a number of living plant sculptures, serving as an amazing art gallery made entirely of nature.
The Montreal Botanical Gardens calls itself “espace pour la vie” (Space of Life). The Gardens began as a collaboration between botanist Brother Marie-Victorin and horticulturist Henry Teuscher. Now the Gardens also became a major centre for scientific research and conservation efforts.
Plants come in many different shapes, forms, and sizes, with some truly exotic and striking species  out there.
These structure were created very recently. This is an art-form inspired by nest building birds. Willow branches weaved with other trees together to form this structure which is tilted, "YouBetcha"
Lantern festival of Montreal Botanical Garden inspired by Chinese tradition is one of the major attraction. Glittering lanterns of various shapes illuminate the Chinese Garden and the eyes of thousands of visitors who come to enjoy the magical spectacle.
These handmade lanterns are created by artists from Shanghai. This marvelous decor uses green technology to light the lantern.
One can find beautifully tended gardens and insane paper sculptures everywhere.
Paper sculpture in lantern festival.
Montreal Botanical Garden becomes a mystical journey through nature. The Montreal Botanical Garden is a must for families and gardening enthusiasts. Enjoy a veritable bouquet of cultural activities led by enthusiastic nature interpreters in the Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden and First Nations Garden.