Category: Plants

  • Please Melt, Please Melt, Please Melt!

    Please Melt, Please Melt, Please Melt!

    It is absolutely gorgeous here in High Park right now. Everything is glittery and sparkly and bright. The Black Oak Savannah is absolutely breathtaking! The problem is … this breathtaking sight could also do plenty of damage to such an important and rare habitat! The ice still weighs heavy on the old oaks and a…

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  • Garden Clean-Up Day Sunday Nov. 24th

    It’s that time of year folks! The leaves have fallen (mostly) from the trees, the plants have given us their last fruits to harvest and our garlic is (almost) all planted. It’s time to put the Garden to bed. It needs to sleep and rejuvenate for another fruitful season next year. Please join us from…

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  • Vegan Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

    Vegan Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

    Here’s a confession … I’m actually writing this post because my next post needs to link to this … plus it’s Vegan Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake! It’s practically our duty to make sure the world knows of this wondrous treat 😉 Sarah, our amazing Cooking Program Instructor, came up with this variation on our traditional recipe. So without…

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  • Little Green Sprouts to Brighten the Dark Winter Months

    It’s that time of year, things are a bit dark and dreary and thoughts of spring gardens are popping into everyone’s minds. Most of the locally grown fruits and veggies we eat now are roots, squash, carrots and cabbage. These are the veggies that store well through the winter months and while they keep you…

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  • It’s a Party! A Water Work Party! Apr. 21, Noon – 3

    Want to do something fun and educational this Earth Week weekend?  This Saturday come out and join us for a little irrigation and recreation!  We are hosting a Volunteer Work Party to help get the garden get ready for spring and to give folks an opportunity to learn more about volunteering for the Children’s Garden…

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  • High Park Cherry Blossom – Update

    Again a brief reminder to please take the TTC to the Park if you’re joining us this weekend!  A final Cherry Blossom Update before we head out for the weekend.  It’s getting very close out there!  Many of the Park and Nature Centre Staff have picked their dates for the blossoms to open … Jorge…

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  • High Park Cherry Blossoms

    Just a reminder parking in High Park is limited, please take the TTC! It’s that time of year again … really it’s a tad early this year … Cherry Blossom season!  If you’ve never seen the cherry trees bloom in High Park you’re missing out.  It’s a beautiful site that draws people from around the…

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  • Seedy Saturdays (and a Sunday!)

    It’s that time of year once again!  Seedy Saturdays (and a Sunday) are just around the corner.  Perfect timing for starting your seeds indoors.   There’s nothing like watching seeds grow to get you through the tail-end of winter.  Watching tiny little leaves unfold and slowly but surely turn into the plants we all know…

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