Gardens of Silver Springs are now in their full glory with annuals,
perennials, vines, roses, fruit trees, flowering shrubs and so much
more. A visit to these gardens situated on several acres of land,
within and beyond the Birth Place Forest, is a ‘must see’ this
Here you will
find wood chip walking pathways to guide you through the forest to
the various gardens all of which are identified with hand painted
something here for everyone to enjoy including two new picnic tables
nestled in the tree groves as well as several dedicated benches
placed throughout the area in which to stop, take a break, and truly
‘smell the roses’!
special feature is the recent completion of a Labyrinth that can
boast to be the largest outdoor Labyrinth within the City of
Calgary. It is in a beautiful setting with surrounding gardens
featuring tall grasses, arbours adorned with climbing vines, and a
brick path entranceway leading into the Labyrinth itself.
area is the Shakespeare Garden which includes a separate herb
garden, evergreens, shrubs, vines, planters, statuary and a large
annual/perennial garden featuring signage with Shakespearean quotes
paired to the appropriate plants.
All of this has
been achieved by a small group of dedicated volunteers who have
worked together over the past seven years to create these beautiful
within our City has become the largest and most unique garden of its
This project has
greatly contributed not only towards our own community but to the
City of Calgary and beyond.