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Trees: past and future pleasures

birch bark
yew english tree
Taxus baccata yew
see anemone Honorine jobert

The Scarboro Garden Scene
Trees: past and future pleasures
We can look at Sharon Avenue and Shelbourne Street to reflect on planning – and tree planting. On these boulevards William Reader’s influence is still apparent. He was in charge of parks and other city projects a century ago when the boulevard plantings of poplars and lilac bushes were designed in 1929 and 1930. Shelbourne is also home to some fine old birch trees.

Eventually the favourite trees in our gardens, parks and boulevards pass on -

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