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Fragrance Garden - Niagara Falls, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258
N 43° 04.394 W 079° 04.647
17T E 656519 N 4770740
Quick Description: A lovely little garden on the grounds by the Floral Showhouse in Niagara Falls.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 9/15/2011 6:57:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMCK18
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 12

Long Description:
The Floral Showhouse, in Niagara Falls, is a free attraction that is open daily year-round. Off to the side of the buildings and greenhouse is this little fragrance garden. There is a fountain in the centre of this garden and there are plantings around the fountain and on the bordering raised garden walls. You can stop by the fragrance garden at any time because it is not enclosed with a fence or in a building, but I believe it would be seasonal with not much to see in the winter months.

There are signs for the different plantings both in English and in Braille. The nearby plaque, also in English and in Braille, is from the Niagara Parks Commission and it says:

"During the Commission's Centennial year, this fragrance garden was dedicated for the educational enjoyment of the public. Plants with unusual texture, aromatic foliage, fragrant flowers and taste have been used."

Here is the information for the nearby Floral Showhouse -

Floral Showhouse Location: 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, just 500 meters (½ mile) south of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Paid Parking is available.

Hours of Operation
Open year-round except December 25

Regular Hours of Operation
May 21, 2011 - September 3, 2011: 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily
September 4, 2011 - October 31, 2011: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily

Extended December Hours
Daily from 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

CLOSED Christmas Day with earlier closing times on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve

Show dates and hours of operation are subject to change. Please call to confirm: 905-354-1721.
Cost of entry: 6.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Hours of Operation: Sat, Sun: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

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