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Montreal's Ave. du Mont-Royal Is Getting Huge Enchanting Gardens For The Summer (PHOTOS)

Including a 3,000-square-foot rose garden mural!
Montreal's Ave. du Mont-Royal Is Getting Huge Gardens (PHOTOS)

Starting on June 30, new "large-scale garden installations" will be put up along avenue du Mont-Royal to "provide citizens with a summer experience tinged with slowness and gentle living, right in the heart of the Plateau," according to a press release shared with MTL Blog. 

There will be seven installations in total.

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"With evocative themes such as La Roseraie, Le Jardin nourricier and Le Bosquet des lucioles, relaxation and appropriation zones, meeting points and a program of activities, make up an inspiring and original path for residents and Montrealers," the Société de développement de l'avenue du Mont-Royal said in the release.

Latrompette Studio | Courtesy of the Société de développement de l'avenue du Mont-Royal

The Jardin du Far Est seems like it's especially elaborate, including a "forest of cacti" with an "optical phenomenon," an "oasis" and a snake-shaped course with mini-ramps and bumps.

The Jardin du Solstice is described as "a garden of light and shade" with two oases, deckchairs and beach umbrellas that recall the French Riviera.

"Inspired by the process of pollination," the Jardin de Vent "[forms] a sort of pollinating wind corridor that links the different garden installations in a poetic and colorful ways."

The Roseraie is a 3,000-square-foot rose garden conceived by artists Isabelle Duguay and Julian Palma.

Latrompette Studio | Courtesy of the Société de développement de l'avenue du Mont-Royal

The Jardin Nocturne takes the form of "a long triple hedge of vegetation" that transforms into a "grove of fireflies" at night.

At the Jardin Nourricier, visitors can expect a "dense" garden of "mature trees rubbing shoulders with market garden crowns and groves of aromatic plants."

Latrompette Studio | Courtesy of the Société de développement de l'avenue du Mont-Royal

Finally, at Pique-Nique au Jardin, visitors will find an 83-foot-long row of picnic tables.

These installations will remain until September 6.