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Meet the newest member of the LEAF team!

Posted by Jen Vander Vecht /
The subtle but immensely important roles nature and natural systems play in our daily lives, and by extension, the great value urban natural spaces have for city dwellers, is why the work LEAF does is so important and why I’m so glad to be the newest (re-) addition to the team.
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Favourite Fall Walks

Posted by Amy Fedrigo /
Like it or not, the summer will soon be behind us and autumn will be in full swing. Now I know some of you may be wishing those warm summer days would never end and are dreading the arrival of winter. To you I say think of the non-humid sweater weather, the oranges and reds of fall, the apple cider and crisp fresh air. Can you tell autumn is my favorite time of year?
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Already dreading the cold weather? Add some winter interest to your yard with LEAF!

Posted by Lisa Moore /
Winter Interest
Now that the end of summer is sneaking up on us, our thoughts here at LEAF are turning to our fall planting season. And we all know what comes after fall… short days, long nights, cold, ice and snow! There’s no need to be any less excited about trees and shrubs as we go into Canada’s coldest season, however. While all trees and shrubs are attractive during the spring and summer --whether it’s thanks to their fragrant flowers, green leaves, or colourful berries -- there are many that have beautiful qualities during the winter as well!
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New species at work!

Posted by Brenna Anstett /
Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
Looking to add something to your yard this spring that could eventually shade your hammock, save you money on energy bills, provide privacy or increase your overall property value? Why not plant a tree? I’ve already started consulting this spring, so I’ve been out finding the right trees for people who are seeking fall colours, dappled shade and pretty flowers around their home!
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Wychwood Barns Mulching Event

Posted by Victoria Badham /
Mulching at the Wychwood Barns
As I walk through Wychwood Barns, I am struck by the beauty of the building; the seamless intersection of past and present, the way modern glass touches century-old brick walls and the quiet that radiates from artists’ workshops in a place where streetcar bells once chimed.
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