The sunshine has arrived to warmly welcome colourful flowers and lively plants into your yard, garden, and home.
See below a list of plant and flower shops you can find in Canada's Sunniest City!
Inside Botanicals, you’re surrounded by an artistic boutique of all plants large and small. The natural light in this building is beyond bright and will fill you with uplifting energy. AND, they’re dog friendly! The staff are total experts, so never be afraid to ask a question about the greenery! This store is open year-round.
Pro Tip: Check out the mural on the side of the building. This vibrant green piece of art was painted locally and is the perfect backdrop to any photo!
Avara Garden Centre
This seasonal, outdoor garden centre is a jungle oasis in the heart of Medicine Hat’s Historic Downtown. The refreshing space invites you to walk around and breathe in fresh outdoor air. With the sun shining, you’ll feel so warm and full in Avara Garden Centre. This outdoor space announced it will re-open from its winter hiatus in May 2022.
Pro Tip: Stop for a treat next door at Redcliff Bakery, or a coffee from across the street at Station Coffee Company.
Instagram — @avaragardencentre
Windmill Garden Centre and Butterfly House
This giant greenhouse has rows and rows of flowers, trees, shrubs, and succulents featured both indoors and outdoors! From pots, to yard decor, you’re bound to fall in love with something that will fit perfectly in your space. After you wander around, head into John’s Butterfly House and observe hundreds of beautiful butterflies in their natural habitat. This garden centre is closed in the winter.
Pro Tip: You can’t miss this location — look for the giant windmill outside of the building!
Website — windmill-gardencentre.com
Facebook — @windmillgardencentre
Fresh Flowers & Gifts
This location can be easily biked to from Medicine Hat’s Historic Downtown. Pedal across historic Finlay Bridge, arrive at Fresh Flowers & Gifts, and be welcomed with a selection of plants, pots, and artwork from local artists. Here, you will also find extravagant bouquets of flowers. This plant and flower shop is open year-round.
Pro Tip: Head to Zucchini Blossom Market and Cafe before or after your visit to the flower centre for freshly baked treats, prepared meals, and brewed beverages.
Instagram — @freshflowers_andgifts
More plant shops can be found around the city. Blondie’s Gift and Garden Center is located just outside of Medicine Hat at 1855 2 Ave. Here, you can find a large greenhouse full of plants, botanicals, and accessories. If you’re looking for flowers and plants, Tilted Tulip, a flower shop boutique, is located downtown at 555 2 Street SE. Homestead Market Inc., along Highway 3 also homes Sweet Stems, which offers hand-tied bouquets.