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Why the Devonian Gardens Is Worth a Visit

Why the Devonian Gardens Is Worth a Visit

If you’re looking for a great place to soak in and experience nature, the Devonian Gardens in Calgary is a place you must check out. 

It’s a beautiful and spacious indoor park and botanical garden that has a living wall, fountains, a play area for kids, and a function space for events. It also has over 500 trees and 50 varieties of plant life that you can check out.

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It’s definitely worth a visit for a relaxing time any day of the week with your family or date. It has plenty of space for strolls and nature photography

With so many things to see, it will be great to do nature walks. They also have a lot of seating areas. 

So you can also bring out a book and just enjoy reading amidst the beautiful scenery. 

It’s a wonderful place for self reflection, great conversations, and just immersing yourself in nature. 

It’s a fantastic way to destress from a stressful week at school or work with friends, family, or even by yourself. 

Aside from all these, it’s also a great place to bring curious future botanists. It can be a great place for a field trip. 

There’s something there for kids in nursery, preschool, elementary school, to young adults in high school and even college. They can learn about different kinds of plants and it can inspire various ways to play and discover new things. 

If you’re doing a homeschool program, it’s a great way for them to get to know the world around them and learn outside of their classroom. 

You can even take it up a notch and buy supplies and encourage kids to make works of art of their own from the plants and sights they see there. 

They can bring notebooks and do research on the different kinds of plants and trees there. It’s wonderful because it’s a little tropical oasis available to you for all seasons. 

It can be a great educational and academic experience for students and a relaxing time for adults. 

Just take note of a few reminders when visiting the Devonian Gardens. You can also teach this to kids before going there. 

First, you are not allowed to disturb the plants there. You can’t collect their seeds or pick fruit and flowers

Next, you also shouldn’t step on the planted beds or throw coins in the ponds. Lastly, visitors are encouraged to be considerate and respectful of other visitors at all times. 

There you have it, we hope we were able to showcase all the wonderful and relaxing things you can enjoy in the Devonian Gardens with your friends and family. 

Have you been to the Devonian Gardens? Tell us about your experiences in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you. 

By the way, check out some of the other fun places to go to in Calgary for locals and tourists alike:  

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