Category Archives: Peninsula Project

Monarch Tracking Site

If you’re like me, you may be wondering if there are any monarch butterflies this year!  Here is a monarch butterfly site (Journey North) that explains their migration, and shows results and challenges this year.

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Getting Rid of Dog Strangling Vine

A great video from the Toronto Botanical Gardens about controlling dog strangling vine.  Important things to remember: If you can’t remove the plant, cut off the flowers & seeds Removing the roots of small/young plants works well For larger plants, … Continue reading

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Milkweed & Butterflies…

Monarch butterflies have seen drastic declines in the last few years, due to loss of habitat.  The following 2 links describe dog strangling vine which is a noxious weed, and butterfly weed which is an orange milkweed, much loved by monarch butterflies & their … Continue reading

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Peninsula Project receives small City grant

End of November, the Peninsula Beautification project team received confirmation from the City of Toronto’s Neighbourhood Beautification Program (aka Public Realm) that we were successful in receiving a $1,500 grant and a permit to undertake the requested beautification. This is … Continue reading

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