Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Niagara Falls, Ontario: Floral Clock


It's a little difficult to get people to stop at an area by a power plant. However, the good folks at Ontario Hydro came up with a solution. "We'll build a big floral clock," someone must have said.

Well, 59 years later and counting, it's still here.

Niagara Parks now runs the area, complete with a snack bar and rest rooms nearby. It's one big clock, the second-largest of its kind supposedly. The design is redone every year, and it is surrounded by a "water garden" which is nice as well.

You wouldn't want to make a special trip to Niagara Falls just for this, but it's a nice 10-minute stop on the bus route.

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