Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen Brick Works

550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

Lauded as one of Canada’s top geotourism destinations, Evergreen Brick Works, a former brick quarry, has been transformed over the years to provide environmental and educational benefits to the community. The natural beauty of the wetlands combined with the incredible wildflower meadows make it site for the whole family to enjoy. The Brick Works also hosts a Farmer’s Market every weekend and a garden market open daily for those of us who want to indulge our green thumb!

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The Toronto Botanical Gardens & Edward Gardens

The Toronto Botanical Gardens & Edward Gardens

755 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, ON M3C 1P2

The Toronto Botanical Gardens and Edwards Gardens are located at the southwest corner of Leslie St and Lawrence Ave. East. Most of you might know it as the location where you, or even your parents, took their wedding photos as the lush gardens have been open for over 50 years!

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Allan Gardens Conservatory

Allan Gardens Conservatory

19 Horticultural Ave, Toronto, ON M5A 2P2

You may be as surprised as I was to learn that in the centre of downtown Toronto lies a 100 year old botanical garden open year round… and it’s free! Allan Gardens’ beautiful flora-filled greenhouses cover over 16,000 square feet and feature plants and flowers from all over the world. For a destination as unique as this it’s great to see that it has managed to achieve  a certain level of accessibility.

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