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City Gardens

Greening the city

The Botanical Garden initiated and for many years supported various programs promoting the "greening" of the city ? the Villes et villages fleuris beautification campaign, the Place au soleil program and the creation of community gardens. All these efforts helped spark modern-day Quebecers' love affair with gardening.


Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives) - call number:H-1948-0002

Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives)

In the early 80s, Pierre Bourque, the Botanical Garden's director at the time,
launched a "green" movement for the city's alleyways.

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Alleyway before and after beautification.
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 City Gardens : Part 3

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Garden of Innovations
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Québec Corner
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Monastery Garden

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