Frequent GPOD contributor Cherry Ong took a trip to Toronto recently and got the chance to tour some beautiful gardens. And, lucky for us, she took a lot of beautiful photos.
I attended the Through the Garden Gate Wychwood garden tours offered by the Toronto Botanical Gardens. The garden description from the tour brochure says this: “This pretty front garden is an example of symmetry with boxwood squares complemented by topiary shrubs. The back garden is separated by a greenery-covered arch. Potted and soil-based plants abound. Note the fence is stained black which allows the plants to recede, thus giving the impression that the garden is completely self-contained.”
A row of tuberous begonias (Begonia hybrids, Zones 9 –11 or as annuals or tender bulbs) sets the scene on a garden table.
Sometimes a container with just a couple of plants in it is perfect.
Tall urns lift up blooming hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla, Zones 5–9) to make a dramatic gateway to the next part of the garden.
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