James Bay Allotment Garden

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The James Bay Allotment Garden is in the seaside City of Victoria, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. It is found on a small one tenth of a hectare area in the James Bay neighborhood of Victoria, B.C. The land is subdivided into fifty-four plots for community use and is located behind the James Bay Athletic Association. It is also across the alley from the sports fields that form MacDonald Park. The gardens have a huge variety of plants, from beds with cut flowers to a variety of harvestable plants. This is an interesting place to explore in this seaside neighborhood. There are two playgrounds within an easy walk. Earnest Todd Parks is a couple of houses southwest along Montreal Street. James Bay Community School Green Space is a short distance along Simcoe Street.

Geographic coordinates N48° 25′ 6” W123° 22′ 55″

James Bay Allotment Gardens can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the highway as it becomes Douglas Street. Follow Douglas Street to turn right onto  Belleville Street. Continue along the waterfront of Victoria’s Inner Harbour to Montreal Street. Turn left on Montreal Street and look for the garden Simcoe and Montreal streets. There is limited parking near the gardens. A park area can be found off of Simcoe Street near MacDonald Park. City buses travel along Oswego Street.

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