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2565 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls
6.5km from the Falls (4.1mi)

The Niagara Parks School of Horticulture prepares graduates with the practical, theoretical and advanced technical skills that are critical for managing the complexity found in today's horticulture industry. The program offers a unique alternative to post-secondary education and provides graduates with a credential that is highly regarded in the industry. The blend of practical work experience and academic courses gives students leadership and entrepreneurial skills. The three-year School of Horticulture program is a mix of academic and practical work. Experience preferred. Practical training is completed within the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, the Niagara Parks Greenhouses, and through a self-directed internship. Parking at the School of Horticulture is metered.

What's in Bloom

Approximate DatesBotanical FeaturesLocation(s)
January 15-March 31Spring Floral ShowFS
March 21-May 15Spring Flowering BulbsQVP, OGT, FC, BG, QHP, MFH
April 2Easter Lily Floral ShowFS
April 10-May 2Japanese Flowering CherriesBG, QHP, KBP
April 10-June 20RhododendronsBG
April 15-October 15Carpet Bedding DisplaysQVP, OGT, FC, BG, QHP
April 15-October 30PerennialsQVP, OGT, FC, BG, QHP, MAF
April 15-October 30Nature Garden, Herb GardenBG
April 15-October 30Rock GardenQVP,. OGT, FC, BG
April 24-May 9LilacsAdjacent to FC
May 24-October 30Period Herb GardenMFH
MayHydrangea ShowFS
May 15-June 30IrisesBG
May 30-September 30Annual DisplaysAll Gardens
JuneRegal Geranium ShowFS
June 15-September 30RosesFS, QVP, BG
September 15-October 30Fall DisplaysQVP, OGT, FC, BG
September 15-October 30Hiemalis Begonia ShowFS
NovemberChrysanthemum ShowFS
DecemberChristmas Floral ShowFS
December 1-January 5Christmas DisplaysQVP, OGT, BG, QHP
Year RoundTropical PlantsFS, Butterfly Conservatory
FS: Floral ShowhouseQVP: Queen Victoria ParkOGT: Oakes Garden Theatre
FC: Floral ClockBG: Botanical GardensQHP: Queenston Heights Park
MFH: McFarland HouseMAF: Mather Arch ParkKBP: Kingsbridge Park