Welcome to
Glen Villa Art Garden

A country property located on the traditional territory of the Abenaki, this lakeside treasure weaves formal and wild gardens, ponds and cascades, tranquil walks, sculptures, Asian artifacts and art installations into a rich tapestry of experiences. Explore ideas about history, memory and our relationship to the land as you walk through themed garden rooms, fields and forests.

Located in North Hatley, Quebec, this extraordinary 750-acre property was acquired by Patterson and Norman Webster in 1996. The garden is open to seminars and tours by prior arrangement. Patterson is also available to present one of her lively talks about gardens, landscape design and art.

Praise for the garden

“Gardeners are many, plant collectors are few, but garden makers are a rare breed indeed. Pat Webster is a garden maker and the garden she has created is a landscape unlike any I have visited. The layout is naturalistic but the site is permeated with history. The steady climb through woods and meadows is punctuated with stunning vistas, the discovery of hidden treasures and moments of pure delight.”

Alexander Reford
Director, Jardins de Métis/Reford Gardens, Grand-Métis, Québec


Take a virtual tour of Glen Villa Art Garden


Enjoy an overview of the garden and countryside.


Wander through rooms in the Art Garden.


Trace history and art on Timelines trail.


I acknowledge that the land on which Glen Villa stands has been a site of human activity for more than 10,000 years and that it is the unceded ancestral territory of the W8banaki Nation (Abenaki), the Ndakina. I acknowledge that their stories and beliefs about the land and all that grows under it and on it, the water that runs through it and the people who have shaped it, inspire and guide me, as a guest and as today’s caretaker of the land.

Welcome to Abenaki Territory.


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