Gorgeous Garden Photography From Across Canada
From lush green foliage to vibrant pink petals, the colours in this gallery of Canadian garden photography are truly a feast for the eyes.
“My front garden makes me smile with its glorious colour,” shares Paula Brown of Ottawa. “I have such a good rapport with my plants.” There’s certainly no doubt about that, Paula!
Twice as nice
The scarlet foliage on the purple leaf sand cherry is gorgeous, but its blossoms are next-level beautiful. Thanks to Robbie Gorr of Petawawa, Ontario, for sending in this lovely photo.
Vanessa Vincent’s delicate photo of dandelion fluff caught in a spider’s web is nothing short of poetic.
Caught in a drop
Isabelle Marozzo of Norland, Ontario, noticed a gorgeous Monarch butterfly in her garden and captured it in a thoroughly creative way: through a raindrop!
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That’s one full beak!
Alexandra Fontaine snapped this shot during the time of year when the robins come to eat the berries growing along her fence in Mission, B.C.
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Off to a late start…
“These seedlings are ready to be planted in my garden, if only the snow would stop falling,” writes Sharon Peters of Three Hills, Alberta.
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Blossoming apple trees are truly a sight to behold! Irene Bastian was able to capture this magnificent specimen in full bloom in Okotoks, Alberta.
Jen St. Louis caught this hummingbird feasting in Elmira, Yukon. Between the rich colours and the sharp focus of the hummingbird’s beating wings—never an easy thing to capture!—this photo is a showstopper. Thanks for sharing, Jen!
Ann Lane of Cobourgh, Ontario, sent in this sweet shot of a little one exploring the wonders of a garden, and developing an appreciation for the great outdoors.
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Fiddlehead season is notoriously short, but shutterbug Deb Sandau managed to capture the furled fronds of this young fern at the perfect time.
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As evidenced in this photo from Anne Jarvis, the gardens at Hatley Castle National Historic Site in Colwood, B.C. are an oasis of lush green foliage.
“Got my birdhouse out to get a few photos of the spring birds and Tucker was my first model,” writes Tammy Greene of Harrington Harbour, Quebec. “I’m pretty sure he wanted to get in on the action!”
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Dandelion in detail
One good gust is all it will take for this mature dandelion to shed its white fluff! Joyce Stolte’s shot is so close, you can almost touch it.
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Bird of paradise
Fred Allin captured this stunning flower at Centennial Park Greenhouse in Etobicoke, Ontario.
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It’s not just humans who appreciate the beauty of a well-maintained garden! Heather McIlravey of Severn Bridge, Ontario, shared this shot of a flower loving feline named Eddie prowling amongst the petals.
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Honeybees are essential to our ecosystem as they’re the most important pollinators of food and crops. Thanks to Tracey Miller of Barrie, Ontario, for sending in this beautiful reminder of the role honeybees—and butterflies!—play.
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A striking red hibiscus brings a touch of the tropics to any garden! Thanks to Paula Brown of Ottawa for sending in this fantastic photo.
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So *that’s* what a sweet potato plant looks like!
This rooting sweet potato caught the eye of gardener (and shutterbug) Emiliano Joanes of St. Hubert, Quebec.
Lilies in abundance
The contrast between pink and lime green is always so striking. Norma Keith of Baltimore, Ontario, captured the riotous combination of colours in these blooming lilies.
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Karen Allin snapped these vivid purple alliums at the Toronto Zoo, one of her favourite places!
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These aptly-named forget-me-nots certainly make a lasting impression! They were among the showstoppers in Lynn Mabley’s Hinton, Alberta garden last year.
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Nicole Watson’s pretty picture of grape hyacinth at the Barriefield Rock Garden in Kingston, Ontario, makes great use of depth-of-field. Nice capture!
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