Category Archives: Toronto Zoo

Random pictures from the Toronto Zoo

Went to the zoo yesterday. Here are some picture. Some of plants, a few more of animals. Wollemi Pine – This plant was not looking too great earlier in the year but has recovered very well and I was happy … Continue reading

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I’m back, a small update.

Maybe you haven’t noticed because of the Orchid posts that have been slowly popping up but I took a brief hiatus and now I’m back. I basically haven’t written anything new since about the 15th of February and I’m glad … Continue reading

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Outdoor Plants at the Toronto Zoo

Many of the outdoor plantings at the Zoo don’t really take off until around this time of year. Here are a few pictures I took yesterday. Some sort of Pennesetum, possibly ‘Little Bunny’. Large Castor Bean plants outside the front … Continue reading

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Tropicals at the Toronto Zoo

Here are a few pictures I took at the Toronto Zoo today. Mostly stuck to the Americas pavilion today which seems to have the most interesting plants of any section of the Toronto Zoo (The Indomalaya pavilion is a very … Continue reading

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Pretty Plants at the Toronto Zoo

I was at the Toronto Zoo on Tuesday April 27th. It was a little on the chilly side but there were few people around so on the whole it was a great day. Some fantastic looking Tulips at their peak. … Continue reading

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Random Picture: Elkhorn Fern

I would be lying if I told you this wasn’t my favourite plant at the Toronto Zoo. Platycerium bifurcatum (Elkhorn Fern), picture taken Sept. 7, 2009 Won’t be able to grow one of these basically ever unless I get a … Continue reading

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