Voicemail Not Working

Please note that our voicemail for the main phone line (864-8590) is currently not available to us. Incoming calls can leave a message, but we are unable to access the voicemail to pick them up. The best way to contact us just now is via email at


We hope to have this fixed on Monday.


Cancellation: Merry & Bright, Nov 29, 2023

Due to the dangerous weather forecast for this evening, Merry & Bright is cancelled for Wednesday, November 29.

IG Wealth Management becomes presenting sponsor of Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival

Memorial University Botanical Garden is thrilled to announce a new presenting sponsor for the Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival – IG Wealth Management. This exciting partnership will illuminate the festival with a renewed sense of festive spirit and energy.

With the generous support of IG Wealth Management, the festival will now extend its enchanting glow from November 29th to December 22nd, spreading holiday cheer throughout the Avalon Peninsula.


FOG Plant Sale Sept. 9, 2023

FOG Plant Sale – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Saturday, September 9, at the Botanical Garden


Open for Business!

Thank you for your patience.

Maintenance is complete, and we are open for business at the Botanical Garden!

Delayed Opening July 18

Due to unexpected and urgent maintenance needed at the Field Centre, we will have a delayed opening on Tuesday, July 18. Actual opening time is TBD. Please check back here or Facebook for updates.

Postmaster's Garden Cafe will remain closed today.

Our summer camp programs are unaffected by this maintencance and delayed opening.


FOG Spring Plant Sale 2023

The FOG Spring Plant Sale is almost here! Join us at the Garden on Saturday, June 10, from 9:00am-12:00noon.


Summer Camp Registration
It's summer camp registration time!
2023 Family Season Pass holders get early registration access starting at 12:00 noon on Monday, April 3rd.
Public registration will start at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 5th.
Don't have your 2023 Family Season Pass yet? Get it online here:


Coming Spring 2023 - Tour the Gardens of South-East England with Tim and Todd

Join renowned horticulturists Todd Boland and Tim Walsh as they lead you through seven of the most beautiful gardens in South-East England on this week-long tour.

Frank & Margarete Smith Cottage Garden

Nestled within the Botanical Garden, the Cottage Garden has captured the hearts of visitors over the years. This garden is designed to be reminiscent of the gardens found near a country cottage. It is a space that feels personal and intimate, and that invites visitors to explore and discover its secrets.

And now, thanks to a transformational gift of $100,000, the Cottage Garden is poised to become an even more beautiful and magical place for generations to come.

The gift, made by the family of Frank and Margarete Smith, is a testament to the Smiths’ love for the Botanical Garden and their passion for horticulture. Frank and Margarete were long-time supporters of the Garden, having spent countless hours walking its paths and admiring its flora. In recognition of this wonderful gift, the Cottage Garden will be renamed the “Frank and Margarete Smith Cottage Garden”