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Canada - Alberta

Devonian Botanic Garden ... Gordon W Nielson, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E1, Canada; 403-987-3054 ... display garden

Canada - Manitoba

Sage Garden Herbs ... David Hanson, 3410 St. Mary's Rd., Winnipeg, MB R2N 4E2 Canada; 204-257-2715; FAX: 204-256-1847; email: sage@herbs.mb.ca ... Largest producer of quality potted herbs in the prairies, featuring many botanicals and organic fertilizer.  Retail greenhouse and display gardens are oepn from May to October.  We also offer an extensive list of WHOLESALE herbs and herb plugs which can be shipped within Canada.  Call for current availability.   Descriptive herb guide & catalogue available for $3

Canada - Ontario

Glenview Greenhouses & Florist ... Roberta Blackburn- Zimmerman, 8768 Rock Glen Road, R. R. # 1, Arkona, ONT N0M 1B0; 519-828-3642; fax: 519-828-3442; email: glenview@xcelco.on.ca ... herbs, scented geraniums, annuals, perennials, old fashioned & English roses, herbal wreaths, teas, bath herbs, display gardens, workshops, floral design, gift shop

Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens & School of Horticulture ... Box 150, Niagara Falls, ONT L2E 6T2, Canada; 905-356-8554; FAX: 905-356-5488 ... location: 2565 North Niagara Pkwy ... public display garden

University of Waterloo Botanical Garden ... University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1; 519-885-1211; fax: 519-884-8009 ... located on the north end of campus, near Columbia Lake ... it includes greenhouses, a woodlot with a walking trail, and a garden of aromatic herbs ... the greenhouses are open to the public from 8:30a-4:30p Mon to Fri ... it is always wise to phone ahead and make special arrangements for large groups ... the walking trail is about 1km in length (about a 15 minute walk) ... the trail goes through bush behind Columbia Lake and then works its way back to the greenhouses ... the North Campus has picnic tables around Lake Columbia as well as a soccer field and a ball diamond

Canada - Saskatchewan


The Netherlands

Stekkenplek Zwingelspaan ... Ineke en Ruud Both, Zwingelspaansedijk 4, 4793 SH Fijnaart; 0168-403293 ... a beautiful cottage garden (1 acre) in West-Brabant ... hundreds of roses, perennials, annuals, shrubs, trees, herbs


La Casa de Pocha ... Ron Carter, MD, Av. El Rosario 170, San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru; +511 440-6649; fax: +511 242-4834; healthp@mail.cosapidata.com.pe ... an ecologic "hostal" in the Peruvian Andes ... everything is organic, including the architecture ... ideal for nature-lovers who would like to spend a couple of days in virgin Andean nature, eat organically-grown food, bathe in natural spring water and energizing rivers ... study the flowers and herbs, make their own essences with rock water, or just simply BE in and with untouched nature and themselves

South Africa

Manie van der Schijff Botanic Garden ... Chief: Botanic Garden, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, Republic of South Africa; +27 (12) 420-2629; FAX: +27 (12) 432-184; email: upbotgar@scientia.up.ac.za ... maintained for education and research purposes as well as for the benefit of the community ... named after Professor Manie van der Schijff, a former head of the University's Botany Department and Vice-Rector of the University ... botanic gardens have an important role in studying and conserving rare plants ... this Garden has more than 3000 species on its database and are particularly well-known for their complete collection of cycads, including Wood's cycad, which is now extinct in the wild ... involved in propagating many of the other scarce cycad species, which are available to the public from time to time ... the garden has an interesting collection of indigenous trees, including several very large specimens that were planted over 60 years ago ... they also provide plant material for several Botany courses as well as related disciplines ... a Garden Trail covers the entire garden the aim of which is to make the Garden more accessible to the University's staff, students and interested public ... a map and brochure containing information about 140 plant species marked on the Trail is available

United Kingdom - England

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ... ... tropical woody species: mainly grown in the Temperate and Palm House ... tender herbaceous plants: Princess of Wales Conservatory ... hardy herbaceous plants: Hardy herbaceous garden, rock, grass and woodland gardens ... plants from mountains and high latitudes: The Alpine House ... Mediterranean plants: Alpine House, King William's Temple ... tropical rainforest plants: Princess of Wales Conservatory ... plants from wet tropics: Princess of Wales Conservatory and Palm House ... citrus fruits: Temperate House ... marine plantlife: Palm House ... cycads: Cycad House and Palm House ... ferns: Filmy Fern House and Princess of Wales Conservatory ... cacti: Princess of Wales Conservatory ... orchids: Princess of Wales Conservatory ... Sacred Lotus: Waterlily House ... bluebells: Conservation area ... giant waterlily: Princess of Wales Conservatory ... carnivorous plants: Princess of Wales Conservatory

Laurel Farm Herbs ... Chris Seagon, Main Road (A12), Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk IP17 2RG UK email: seagontheherbman@aol.com   Herb plants; display garden

United Kingdom - Scotland

The Herbarium of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ... Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR, United Kingdom; +44 (0)131 552 7171; fax: +44 (0)131 552 0382 ... a collection of preserved plant material that lies at the core of the Garden's scientific research into the classification and evolution of plants and fungi ... complementing the Living Collections and supported by the Library, the Herbarium collection comprises some 2 million specimens covering the whole of the plant kingdom, from microscopic diatoms to samples of the world's largest trees ... they are mainly dried, pressed specimens attached to sheets of paper, but also include three-dimensional objects such as fruits, seeds, wood samples, and flowers pickled in alcohol, and photographs and microscope slides


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