Royal Botanical Gardens include six property areas.The Rock Garden has been renovated recently and now open for public. Initially, it was an old quarry. Hamilton city converted it to the garden in 1932 as an entrancing beauty to the city on the way from Toronto. Now we have Highway 403, and the Rock Garden is hidden from it.
Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens
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There are just a couple of weeks at the end of the spring when mountains of Siberia East, of Ireland, and of Washington State change the colour to purple. Rhododendrons bloom. In 1983 Dr. Brueckner donated his plant collection to the city of Mississauga, and Cranberry Cove Park became Brueckner Rhododendron Park. Continue reading “Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens”
This time we went to the city to look for the trees in autumn, when there are colors from leaves, not from the flowers. Atboretum is the best place to find out the exact name of the plants as a lot of them have labels. Continue reading “Arboretum, Guelph”
Last Wednesday Flamborough Horticultural Society invited Darren Heimbecker from Whistling Gardens. His presentation “Dwarf Conifers, Smaller Trees and Shrubs for Today’s Garden!” was so impressive that we came to visit his garden on Saturday. Continue reading “Whistling Gardens”