The Seasons

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As a visitor to the Arboretum you will encounter many of the major tree groups, genera and species. These include several commonly recognized trees as well as many species that are less well known. The names of the trees are indicated on the plaque at the base of the tree. To familiarize yourself with the trees planted in the Arboretum go to “The Trees” page.

The Seasons

Springtime in the ArboretumOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACrabapple trees in bloom
Perennial garden in SpringOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThese tulips in the Water Wise garden are planted in honour of Canada's military
The Gold Princeton Norway Maple in the Upper Meadow is stunning in the summerOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Pattern Perfect Maple also in the upper meadow has red keys
The differences in the colours are amazingOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
a href="http://gilfordhort.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Seasons008.jpg">OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThere really isn't room to sit down in the Arbour - but who would have the heart to cut the flowers
A Mountain Ash in all it's gloryOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA Beech in fall colours
A couple of Maple trees in rusty coloursSeasons011
Seasons012This Maple tree is just outstanding in its red glory
The Water Wise Garden in FallSeasons014
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASome trees keep their leaves in winter others do not
Hugging the Scarlett Oak in the Upper Meadow can take place at any time of the yearSeasons016
Seasons017 Sunshine in the Arboretum
The Grass Garden in winterOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA