Tag: Toronto Islands

A Serene and Verdant Garden on the Toronto Islands

So much is going on I almost forgot to do the last post about our visit to the Toronto Islands, which Judy and I visited as part of the 2015 Garden Bloggers Fling back in June. You can find the earlier posts here and here. The Toronto Islands are just a few minutes by ferry …

Algonquin Island Gardens, Part I

Algonquin Island is part of the Toronto Islands, which I wrote about in this post a few days ago. The Toronto Islands are a unique space, the largest urban area in North America without motor vehicles. In that last post we wandered around Ward Island, which has the flavor of a North Woods artist colony. …

Just Offshore from Downtown Toronto, Verdant Islands with Personality to Spare

Ward Island is part of the Toronto Islands, just a few minutes ferry ride from downtown Toronto, Canada.┬áThat short ferry ride transports you between what feels like one world and another. You leave the bustling hub of a city of 2.6 million people. You arrive in a place of small cottages and modest houses, no …