Admission fee – Open daily from May 30 to September 27, 2015
Reford Gardens / Jardins de Métis are located on the south shores of the St. Lawrence and Mitis rivers at the gateway to the Gaspé Peninsula. A national historic site, the Reford Gardens are ranked as one of the great gardens of North America. Created by Elsie Reford over a period of 30 years, they are a living testimony to her passion for gardening. Not to be missed, the conceptual gardens of the International Garden Festival and a flowering menu at the Estevan Lodge Restaurant.
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This beautifully illustrated guidebook takes readers on an enjoyable stroll along the shaded trails of the Reford Gardens. Located in an enchanting setting along the St. Lawrence River, these gardens have been braving a harsh climate for nearly a century. They were founded by a woman with a remarkable vision, Elsie Stephen Reford. Home to invaluable collections of her favourite flowers, the gardens provide an impressive display of lilies, gentians and blue poppies to delight the thousands of visitors who tread about their paths every summer.
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May 25, 2016 – Grand-Métis, Quebec – Department of Canadian Heritage
Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament (Avignon–La Mitis–Matane–Matapédia), today announced support of $250,000 for Reford Gardens. He made this announcement on behalf of the Honou … More