Blossoms inside Allan Gardens Conservatory, Toronto
My world outdoors is still frozen and mostly greys and whites, BUT if we head south, we can find an exotic place that's warm and cozy...about an hours drive from East Gwillimbury to balmy...
Toronto. Well, to a specific place in Toronto called the Allan Gardens Conservatory, a respite from the cold.
Outside the conservatory
The glass covered gardens are chockful of colourful, exotic flowers and even....
Statue beside the goldfish pond inside Allan Gardens
boasts a fishpond with statuary and running water (i.e. NOT ice and snow).
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What a wonderful place to visit when you need a taste of spring-to-come. I'd stay as long as I could.
Looks like a wonderful place to visit. The flowers are so colorful and pretty. Thanks for sharing!
Conservatories help preserve our sanity. We got another 17 inches dumped on us yesterday and last nite. I prefer looking at your post rather than the scene outside my window.
This looks like a beautiful place to visit, EG. What a change of pace from the dreary outside world. I hope spring gets here quickly.
Such pretty blossoms!
Lovely to see some blossoms! I used to work in a green house and always loved the air inside them. Moist and earthy!Great place to visit.
I can see that given the right environment the most fragile of life flourishes and blooms. Thanks for sharing these wonderful reminders of spring that surely is just around the corner!
Gorgeous flowers and a beautiful garden..
I will have to put this on my list of places to visit. Beautiful flowers.
Perfect place to visit when the seemingly never ending cold and snow starts to freeze our souls.
I am sure longing for the day that we can see some of these flowers, in our yards!
I have always meant to go to allen gardens butr have never made it.... perhaps this will be the year!
I love the humidity in the air when you visit there in winter. Nice post!
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Looks and sounds fabulous!
Oh, I love tropical warm greenhouses in winter! Lovely shots.
What luck to have these beautiful blooms so close! You can get out of winter for at least a little while.
Love these spring images. I can dream.
Great idea to visit there and dream!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River.
Gorgeous place to visit and dream indeed! Love the colors and the variety of flowers! Such breathtaking images of spring and we can all dream! Have a wonderful weekend!
What a wonderful conservatory. This is a great time of year for inside garden visits.
The conservatory is beautiful with all the flowering plants when the outside world is frozen solid. Well I guess, the fragrance and colours give you a taste of spring!
Looks like a great place to visit. All those warm colors warm my soul on this bitter, gray day.
The garden looks like a great place to take photos - so many different things to see!
Stewart M - Australia
There is nothing quite like a nice warm, humid greenhouse, or conservatory in the dead of winter with some running water and vegetation.
What beautiful photos.
Your photos are of a nice and warm season and that's exactly what we need now, for it's soooo cold!!
What a beautiful place. I love the outside shot of it, too.
Kay, Alberta, Canada
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Truly a wonderful place, with the beautiful flowers... I love the statue.
Water in its liquid form - fancy that! :)
A warm, tropical conservatory is just the ticket for these cold, bleak days, especially when it gives us such lovely photos.
What a wonderful place of heated bliss that conservatory must be amidst the snow and cold! Beautiful stuff they grow there, too.
It is warming up here; the grass is greening up nicely and our plants are all budding. I like.
Sure looks like a wonderful place to warm up! Beautiful, beautiful photos.
Conservatories are wonderful places to visit, especially on cold winter days.
it must be delightful to see these flowers while it's snowing outside.:p i don't think we have a conservatory here.
Beautiful blooms at any time of the year, but especially on a cold winter's day.
Until I started reading I thought you were showing local outdoor flowers and I was mightily jealous. They were worth a trip to see beauty inside at this time of year.
My hubby and I want to visit Canada one day. We love this place.
And we love it more when we see your awesome photos!!!
lovely place to visit.
A nice way to spend the day! Lucky you.
Nice to see some color!
So wonderful place, and the flowers are outstanding, with sweet colours!
I also love the sculpture, very delicate image!
Love all the color here!
Have a great week,
And *see* you again soon!
Love the statue and the gorgeous dome!
belle promenade, je trouve la grande serre magnifique
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Your amazing photos make me feel as if I were there! They bring me a spring breeze and fragrance of flowers.
EG Wow, thank you.
You brought a touch of summer in my heart now EG - loved it!
You're only an hour from Allan Gardens? Cool! I have friend who works there, but it's been decades since I was in there myself. I can sure understand it giving a respite from the cold and snow!
so your world is still frosty too. Like you I go to greener things to post.
Hope for spring!
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