Top 5 Native Flowers that are safe (and beautiful) for Toronto ravines

Often we are drawn to exotic plants from Europe and Asia because of their vivid colour and foliage, not realising how these plants could affect our natural vegetation and wildlife here at home. Many of these plants and flowers turn out to be invasive, choking and depriving our natural Canadian flora of any good chances of growth. Here is our top 5 picks for the most beautiful native flowers that would look stunning in your garden.

Goodbye invasives: Successful native fern planting with help from local students

This past weekend, local students from east Toronto gave a helping hand to plant native ferns in an area that had previously been overrun with invasive plants. The planting day was headed by UFORA’s Stephen Smith who provided the necessary equipment and materials for the planting. The project was funded by the TD Friends of