Posts Tagged ‘Guelph Arboretum’

Welcome Summer!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 by Trillium Art

Welcome to the first full day of summer!  Yesterday, on the summer solstice, I joined a noontime walking group at the University of Guelph Arboretum.  We had a great time on the trails, checking out some dragonflies, blooms and butterflies! Scroll on for a photo tour! The Bald Cypress has the appearance of an evergreen […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted on: May 14th, 2017 by Trillium Art

My gift to you is a photo of the Cherry Blossoms from the Sakura Cherry Grove at the University of Guelph Arboretum. In Japan, cherry blossoms are call Sakura, a special flower for the people and the country.  Cherry blossoms (the national flower of Japan) are a symbolic flower of spring, a time of renewal. […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema)

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by Trillium Art

Spring has sprung! Quite literally, in fact. My furry friend and I are enjoying our daily walks along the trails near our home. With this warm, dry spring, there is always something to see as the plants along the pathways have sprung up…almost overnight! The feature plant this week is another wildflower of Ontario named […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Red Trillium (Trillium erectum)

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 by Trillium Art

With a business name such as Trillium Art, it’s hard to let my walk among the trilliums on Monday go without commenting.  The flowers of the trillium fascinate me with its patterns of three:  three leaves, three petals and three sepals.  I love the symmetry!  The showiest of the trilliums is the great white trillium.  […]

Calm Before the Storm

Posted on: May 12th, 2015 by Trillium Art

Last night I took a few minutes, before meeting my son after his training run, to steal away to one of my favourite spots.  The Victoria Woods Trail at the University of Guelph Arboretum did not disappoint.  The air was still and quiet with a fierce spring storm not far away. This gave me time for […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis)

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015 by Trillium Art

Touch the earth lightly, use the earth gently, Nourish the life of the world in our care: Gift of great wonder, ours to surrender Trust for the children tomorrow will bear. S.E. Murray, 1991 Happy Earth Day! A year ago today we moved into our new property. It’s hard to believe that we have spent […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Trilliums

Posted on: May 9th, 2012 by Trillium Art

Stopping by the woods on a warm spring morning, I was greeted with a sea of white flowers.  This is what I have been waiting for – a carpet of trilliums as far as I could see!  It was in the quiet hush of warm sunlight that I paused for a moment, well, a very […]

Looking for Spring at The Arboretum (Guelph)

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by Trillium Art

All nature is but art unknown” ~Alexander Pope What a wonderful Easter weekend full of family visits and good food.  However, our seasonal weather seems to almost be a let-down after the taste of warmer sunshine just a few weeks ago.  The winter coats have moved to the front of the closet and the shorts […]