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Reford Gardens: Modern design meets historic flair

Tara Nolan
Photography by
Tara Nolan

Elsie Reford’s legacy along with contemporary gardens from international designers are sure to inspire


How to get to Reford Gardens
Reford Gardens is located on route 132 in Grand-Métis on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River between Rimouski and Matane. Directions can be found on the Reford Gardens website.

Budget at least half a day for your visit as there are 90 hectares to explore and over 3,000 species and varieties of native and exotic plants. And don’t forget to bring a notepad and pen in case a certain cultivar catches your eye!

Admission: $17 adults, $16 seniors

Hours: The gardens are open from June through October. Check the website for opening and closing times.

* For more information about the region, visit the Quebec Maritime website.

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