Rock Garden

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.

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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 ParkContinue reading “Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens”

Groundhog Willie of Wiarton

I was wondering: “How do they understand what the prediction is if the groundhog cannot speak?” The only way is to go and see the ritual with our own eyes. We booked a room in Pacific Inn in the heart of Wiarton to be able to walk to the beach and community center. Continue reading “Groundhog Willie of Wiarton”

Rice Lake

In the book of Terry Boyle “Hidden Ontario” there is an chapter about Serpent Mounds at Keene, sacred burial mounds, the only one in Canada and second in the North America. This First Nation Site was rented by Ontario Government and used as a provincial park. We packed the car and drove there. Continue reading “Rice Lake”