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Edwards Gardens

Location: North York, Ontario, Canada

Edwards Gardens is a former estate garden featuring perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the valley. On the upper level of the valley there is also a lovely arboretum beside the children's Teaching Garden. Adjacent to Edwards Gardens is the Toronto Botanical Garden, a series of 12 contemporary themed gardens spanning nearly four acres. more ...

Garden Hall Courtyard, North York, Ontario, Canada, Edwards Gardens

This photo is of the Garden Hall Courtyard. The sunken courtyard provides a natural amphitheatre for outdoor gatherings and may be used independently or in conjunction with the Westview Terrace (in the background) to which it is linked by a stone bridge (the four steps at the left go over water). The trees, shrubs, grasses, sedges and perennials in this garden display year round colour, interesting texture, form and fragrance. Collections of Japanese maples, heathers and other acid loving plants make this garden a magnet for plant lovers. Photo looking east.

GPS: 43 deg 44' 3.09" N, 79 deg 21' 31.73" W (43.7341917, -79.3588139)

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