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Old Mill Garden – A little bit of green

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Old Mill Garden
Toronto has so many green spaces, but not all of them are big like High Park, the Humber or Don River valleys. Some are just small bits of green tucked away next to our subway stations. But everyday thousands of commuters pass by them and that little bit of green adds a peaceful ease to the surrounding urban environment.
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Our Edible Urban Forest

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On a Saturday morning in late August, a good group gathered outside of the Artscape Wychwood Barns for LEAF’s annual Edible Tree Tour. In the end, 90 people showed up! Robyn Stewart had the privilege of co-leading along with Becky Thomas of Not Far From the Tree, and Susan Poizner of Orchard People and the Ben Nobleman Community Orchard.
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We need to be earth warriors!

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There is something so peaceful and satisfying about literally putting your hands in the dirt and creating something so beautiful. Read about volunteer Natasha Keshavjee's experiences stewarding LEAF's Urban Forest Demonstration Garden at the Bathurst TTC Station this summer.
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Tree tending in Bloordale

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This summer the City of Toronto has planted several hundred new trees as a part of the remake of Bloor Street from Christie to Lansdowne. Read about LEAF Tree Tender Graduate Dan Milford-Warren's initiative to ensure survival of the City’s new plantings.
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A Tree Tour Through Rouge Park: An Urban Oasis of Biodiversity

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On a beautiful Wednesday morning, a group of around twenty urban forest enthusiasts met to explore Rouge Park with LEAF and learn more about what makes this majestic park so special. We walked and chatted about biodiversity and the challenges facing Canada’s premier urban wilderness park, while enjoying the warm and sunny weather!
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