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Kurimoto Japanese Garden at the University of Alberta Devonian Botanic Garden
About the Devonian Botanic Garden
The University of Alberta Devonian Botanic Garden www.devonian.ualberta.ca is a 240 acre (97 hectare) property located 15 minutes SW of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A unit of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the U of A, the Devonian Botanic Garden Garden features cultivated gardens and plant collections, indoor showhouses, and an extensive nature trail system.
Highlights of the Garden, which was established in 1959, include the Kurimoto Japanese Garden; a Tropical Showhouse with exotic butterflies; Temperate and Arid Showhouses; alpine, herb, rose, peony, lilac and lily collections; Native Peoples Garden; trial beds and much more.
The Garden is an award-winning visitor attraction, a research site, and home to year-round adult and children's education programming.
In addition to its collections of living plants, the Garden maintains a moss herbarium. Over 70,000 visitors annually enjoy the Garden’s displays, special events and educational programs. Planned major expansions in the next five years include a 9-are Islamic Garden, a gift from His Highness the Aga Khan.
Devonian Botanic Garden
University of Alberta
Alberta T6G 2E1 Canada
Telephone: (780) 987-3054
Fax: (780) 987-4141
Primary Email: firstname.lastname@example.org