Floral Displays: A Wascana Centre Authority Approach (one of three CiB Greenspaces sessions)

Publisher/Sponsor: 

Wascana Centre Authority
Author/Presenter: 
Ron McEwen

Wascana Centre Authority is one of North America’s largest Urban Parks, and is comprised of 930 hectares in the heart of Regina. This presentation focuses on the Centre’s floral displays. Wascana Centre Authority greenhouses produces material for floral displays within the Authority’s land area while also raising material for the City of Regina. The gardens underwent a $1.3 Million upgrade in 2012 which included new lighting, fully accessible paved pathways to highlight the floral beds, new Tyndall Stone benches, interpretive signage, improved irrigation and renewed perimeter landscaping.

A presentation of the 2016 SPRA Conference and AGM. One of three presentations by Communities in Bloom: Canadian Greenscapes. See also Green Infrastructure: Rain Barrels to Wetlands, and New and Innovative Plant Material. 

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