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Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton

Plant Pyramids

sunny 23 °C

Today we took Nathan's mom out for a late Mother's Day/early birthday present to the Muttart Conservatory. Oddly enough, I had never been before! But, had always enjoyed how the pyramids add to the cityscape of Edmonton.

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The Muttart is housed in giant glass pyramids.

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Each pyramid is a different climate zone - Temperate, arid, and tropical - with one pyramid that has a theme that changes regularly.

Temperate

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Arid

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Tropical - with Nathan and his mom.

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Theme - Celtic Floral Fantasy

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Each of the pyramids was beautiful! We took a really great tour that explained "odd couples" - plants, animals, insects, etc that use each other, either for good or for bad. The guide was really knowledgable and answered all our questions. Some of the information was a great review while other information was brand new!

We also enjoyed lunch at Culina Muttart. The food was delicious comfort food made with local ingredients... some even grown in the Muttart!

After this visit, we will definitely be sure to check out the Muttart more regularly. With the everchanging tours and theme pyramid, it makes for a great excuse to come back!

Posted by Kristy_pj 17:58 Archived in Canada Tagged canada edmonton conservatory muttart

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