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Gardening Fact Sheets on Perennials

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FACT SHEETS

With support from the Conexus Credit Union‘s (CCU) Community Investment Program, the Regina Garden Associates (RGA) at the Regina Floral Conservatory aim to promote environmental stewardship through a series of gardening fact sheets, teaching appreciation of growing plants and basic gardening practices to the general public.

FACT SHEETS

 

The RGA has released two new fact sheets on perennials – one for Partial Sun to Full Sun and a second for Partial Shade to Full Shade.  These fact sheets will help any level of gardener when it comes to planning a perennial garden, selecting different colours and heights of plants, determining layout and location, and learning about which perennials grow best in our climate.

The series of gardening fact sheets also includes sheets on Composting in the Home Garden and Fall Bulbs.

Visit the Regina Floral Conservatory often and continue learning about gardening through our fact sheets.

FACT SHEETS

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Hours, Admission & Getting Here

By Colleen Sampson,

Operating Hours
The Regina Floral Conservatory is open for the season from September to June. The indoor garden is open to the public daily from 1 to 4:30 p.m.  

Regular Closures
We are closed December 25th and January 1st.

Admission

General Admission
Admission to explore the indoor garden is free, except on special event days as described below. Donations are appreciated.

Special Event Days
The Conservatory hosts events throughout the season when the display will not be accessible to the public and tickets must be purchased in advance. These events include Garden teas, Lil’ Gardeners’ Club.  Please see our events calendar for upcoming events.

Support Us
We encourage visitors to donate to the Regina Garden Associates in lieu of a paid, general admission. Donations go towards maintaining the Regina Floral Conservatory and its educational programming.

Available Refreshments
Enjoy a cup of coffee,  tea or hot chocolate. For our seniors, we offer Afternoon Tea and Coffee gatherings. Learn more about booking a gathering.

Rent Us
The conservatory is available to rent for private events. The facility is not available for rent during our annual seasonal closure as described in our Operating Hours. Learn more on our Rental FAQs page.

Photography
We welcome visitors to take photos while at the Conservatory. If you are planning a personal photograph session with a photographer, please see our photography guidelines on our Rental FAQs page.

Getting Here
The Regina Floral Conservatory is located at 1450B Fourth Avenue, on the north side of the intersection of Fourth Avenue and St. John Street, right next to the Parks & Open Spaces Building.
Click here to view a map.

 

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Conservatory featured in RV West Magazine

By Colleen Sampson,
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The Conservatory is featured in the January 2014 edition of RV West Magazine alongside Wascana Centre Authority and the Edwardian Gardens at Government House.  Here is an excerpt from the article:

Regina’s Floral Conservatory offers a stunning indoor display of flowers, trees and large plants and six revolving seasonal displays open from September through June.

Jess Paul, president of Regina Garden Associates, which operates the conservatory, said the display kicks off fall with autumn flowers and then moves into Christmas wonderland featuring poinsettias and other winter beauties.

“Next we have a winter getaway display, which features tropical varieties like orchids and hibiscus,” she said. “February marks the spring bulb display—we plant 4,000 to 5,000 bulbs in the fall and they over-winter in the cooler. We force them early for a spring display in Saskatchewan before spring actually begins.”

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