Blooms, blooms, everywhere, there’s so many sights to see! We have made it through a particularly wet winter, and with lots and lots of rain to kick off our spring, Surrey’s beautiful gardens sure are a sight for sore eyes. All that rain has made for some absolutely STUNNING display gardens that are immaculately pruned. We’ve got a comprehensive list of Surrey’s gardens and the what you can expect to see.
Bear Creek Display Gardens
13750 88 Avenue
Spring and Summer months bring a bounty of colour to the Bear Creek Gardens. With a collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, heather, heaths, and, ornamental grasses, as well as bedding and bulb displays, this garden is particularly popular for wedding photos and picnics. November is also a wonderful time to visit the gardens as salmon return to King Creek that runs through the garden to spawn.
Darts Hill Display Garden
1633 170 Street
This exclusive garden is open only on select dates in May, June and July for their Garden Strolls. Explore this 7.5 acre garden that is 70 years in the making. Visits in the spring and summer months bring promise of greenery and blooms, whereas visits during the autumn Garden Director’s Tours showcase the season’s changing foliage.
Fleetwood Park Display Garden
15802 80 Avenue
Known for its impressive tulip displays and Surrey’s only labyrinth, Fleetwood Gardens are beautiful during any season of the year. Early spring promises beautiful white magnolias and pink camellias in bloom, and groves of over 50 red maples are in bloom in May.
Hawthorne Display Garden
10503 144 Street
Springtime is the ideal time to visit the Hawthorne Gardens. This garden is known particularly for its flowering trees and shrubbery, like rhododendrons, azaleas, dogwoods, magnolias, and flower cherry trees that bloom into the early summer months. This garden also features a spacious gazebo, so be sure to pack a lunch and enjoy the scenery.
Holland Park Gardens
13428 Old Yale Road
Hidden within Surrey’s urban centre, Holland Park is a true oasis from the hustle and bustle of the downtown core. Featuring an absolutely stunning water feature, this garden is known for its blooming river, with arrangements of blooms appearing to float along the water. You can expect to see orange roses, loads of tulips, sea holly, and blooming dogwood trees at the gardens during the spring and summer months.
The Glades Display Garden
561 172 Street
Recently expanded, the Glades Garden is a well kept secret… until now! With several water features, bridges, waterfalls, and trails, you can spend hours discovering new and exotic plant species. Open to the public only on very select dates such as June 3rd of this year for the Sound of Summer Music Series, check here to see when the gardens will be open.