Cominco Gardens is set on 5 hectares with over 45,000 colourful flowers in bloom. It's a wonderful place to spend some time and stroll through. It's surrounded by a canopy of mature trees and the setting is used quite often for weddings and other special occasions. You'll see and smell giant dahlias, there's an extensive display of perennials such as Caterbury Bells and Foxglove as well as over 16,000 annuals that include Livingston Daisies, Marigolds and Petunias. Cominco Gardens and its lovely gazebo has always been a must-see for visitors.
Key Access Points to this Garden or Arboretum
Cominco Gardens is located within the city and minutes from the downtown core, the Platzl. It is located off of 4th Avenue, in an area of the city called Townsite.
Highlights of this Garden or Arboretum
Cominco Gardens, first established by Cominco Ltd in 1927, was a natural showcase for Elephant Brand Fertilizer, a locally made product. The Gardens were offered as a gift to the community in 1987, and remain a visual legacy; a floral work of art. The superb care and maintenance creates a rewarding display for everyone to enjoy. Take a scenic stroll through Cominco Gardens where over 45,000 flowers bloom each year!
Best Seasons or Dates to Visit
Summer: June, July and August
Driving Directions to Key Access Points
Once in the city of Kimberley, proceed north on Wallinger Ave/4th Avenue following signs to the Medical Clinic. Once at the top of the 4th Avenue hill, turn left onto Rossland Street, then left again into Cominco Gardens parking lot.