Blossom season is winding down and so is our Blossom Watch Project, until next year. Thanks to everyone who participated and shared their blossoms with us. The blossoms seemed to come and go so fleetingly, but now that they are on their way out it means that the fruit is coming! I am most looking forward [...]
Category Archive for 'In Backyards'
A few weeks back I posted excerpts from an interview with Elliott Katz, author of Great Country Walks Around Toronto, where I asked him to describe a few of his favorite, well, great country walks around Toronto. Ever the adventurer, I promised myself I’d go on each of his suggested strolls, performing a little scavenger hunt [...]
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to chat with Kathryn Lwin, founder and director of River of Flowers. The project was started in London, England when Kathryn saw the need to create patches
If you have been following our ongoing Blossom Watch project (and if not, you should be!) or have spent any time outside in the last few weeks, you’ll know that many of our city’s magnificent fruit trees
Today’s Blossom Watch post is buy guest blogger Sheila Colla. Sheila is a pollination expert and has written a great post about pollinators for us. To find out more about Sheila visit her website Save The Bumblebees.
Earlier this spring, we introduced you to two budding environmentalists, Leah and Sam, and their eco-conscious parents Karen and Jon. Today, we’re pleased to share an amazing comic strip by Leah (age 11)
Unlike money, apples don’t just magically grow on trees. Of course, you’d be forgiven for thinking they do, since each autumn the backyard orchards around your neighbourhood will suddenly produce
What’s blossoming in your neighbourhood? The blossoms are just about to burst into bloom, and with all the beautiful weather predicted for the next few days the city is going to be overflowing with blossoms. Here are some tips for identifying
We are thrilled to introduce Olivia Wyett, Sara Rashidi and Mariel Repuyan, three high school students whose compelling presentation skills secured a $5000 grant for Not Far From The Tree
A few weeks back I posted excerpts from an interview with Elliott Katz, author of Great Country Walks Around Toronto, where I asked him to describe a few of his favorite, well, great country walks around Toronto.