Gage Park Tropical Greenhouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo
N 43° 14.443 W 079° 49.725
17T E 595093 N 4788211
Quick Description: City-owned Tropical Greenhouse is open to the public.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 3/17/2014 4:48:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMKBZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
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Long Description:
This information is taken from the City of Hamilton website, March 17 2014 (visit link)

A walk through the Tropical Greenhouse takes the visitor through a diverse world of verdant plants, trailing vines and colourful bulbs. The greenhouse is part of the Horticultural facility in beautiful Gage Park off Gage Avenue and Lawrence Road.

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Enter the Gage Park parking lot off Lawrence Road, just east of Gage Avenue South. Take the pathway at the north side of the parking lot to the Horticulture Depot. Wheelchair Accessible & Free Parking

About the Tropical Greenhouse
With just over 6,000sq ft (557 m2) of display area, the greenhouse features a meandering flagstone path running beside fish filled ponds, and tropical borders culminating in a spectacular waterfall. The ponds are filled with Shubunkin and Golden Orfe fish. Lush, exotic plants, water lilies and lotus add to the beauty of the greenhouse.

There are four Red-eared Slider turtles that live in a custom built pond adjacent to the waterfall. Through a partnership with the Friends of the Aviary, several species of birds are also on display.
Type of Greenhouse: Botanical display - public

Type of Cover: Glass panel

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Traditional - vertical walls and a gable roof

Unique features: contains waterfalls, ponds, birds and other animals

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