Royal Botanical Gardens @RBGCanadaRoyal Botanical Gardens is a National Historic Site of Canada, and features over 2,700 acres of breathtaking gardens and spectacular nature sanctuaries. rbg.ca Burlington, Ontario, Canada Joined December 2010
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Better to see you with my dear 🐸👀 #DYK that the bulging eyes of most frogs allow them to see in front, to the sides, and partially behind them (almost 180 degrees).
#RBGfrogs Exhibit is on now at RBG Centre until April 16
Tickets at rbg.ca/frogs
📷: Tiffany F.
Daffodils on a grey spring day ✨ The Breezeway sure knows how to brighten up any day.
📍 RBG Centre #RBGblooms
Nothing is impossible for a Vietnamese mossy frog (Theloderma corticale). Mossy frogs have sticky pads on their toes that allow them to adhere to trees and rocky crevices in Northern Vietnam.
Catch #RBGfrogs exhibit at RBG Centre until April 16 | rbg.ca/frogs
Celebrate Easter at RBG! Join us for a fun-filled long weekend for all ages from April 7 to 10.
Plan your visit: ow.ly/T8km50Npz5B
🍳 Easter Brunch: Sunday, April 9
🐸 Frogs! Exhibit
🚂 RBG Express(pre-book your tickets)
🐰 Scavenger Huntin Hendrie Park
The @bayracerun is back! Please note that York Blvd will be closed on Sunday, March 26 for the race. RBG Centre will remain open, but the Rock Garden and Rock Garden Bistro will not open until 1:30 p.m. Increased traffic congestion is expected. Details: bayrace.com/spectators/
🎨🌳 Nature Journaling Trees! Deepen your experience in nature with this botanical drawing class geared for students of all levels.
Sunday, April 22; 2 to 4 p.m.
Register ➡️ rbg.ca/events/nature-…
If you’d like to learn more about RBG’s conservation projects, please visit rbg.ca/wetland-restor… #CootesParadise #HamONT #BurlON #WaterIsLife #Wetlands #conservation 🧵4/4
Areas of focus include: 1. Exclusion & removal of Common Carp to facilitate aquatic plant growth. 2. Emergent marsh planting to mitigate water level regulation. 3. Repair of eroding shorelines through bioengineering 4. Marsh restoration through invasive plant management 🧵3/4
Through the wetland restoration work we do here at RBG, the long term goal is the recovery of water quantity and quality conditions, to promote the natural regeneration and the sustainability of wetland ecosystem. 🧵2/4
A moment at Cootes Paradise Marsh for #WorldWaterDay 💧Wetlands are the world’s most biologically rich ecosystems. Linking land and water, they provide food, water, and shelter for plants and animals. They also perform functions, from cleaning water to reducing flooding. 🧵1/4
What's a frog's favourite flower? 🐸 A croakus! Spring is here and crocus have started to come up in front of RBG Centre. Please stay off the lawn to avoid stepping on these blooms. #RBGblooms
A new forest invader found at RBG! Staff recently discovered a new invasive forest pest - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). It's an aphid-like insect that attacks and kills native Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) trees. Read more: rbg.ca/hemlock-woolly… #InternationalDayOfForests
You'll want to turn the sound on for this one 🐸🔊 Happy #WorldFrogDay! RBG's wetlands and floodplains are the perfect home for a variety of amphibians! When the weather gets warmer, keep your eyes and ears peeled for signs of amphibians that call RBG home.
📽️: Jennifer B.
It's here! Happy #FirstDayOfSpring 🌷. How are you celebrating? Tulips, daffodils, ranunculus, hyacinth, primula, and hellebore are abound in the Breezeway at RBG Centre. #RBGblooms
David Galbraith @Sasajewun5 days ago
Last day to register! 7 PM Thursday 23rd: "Prescribing Nature: What's the Science behind Park Prescriptions?" speakers: Dr. Melissa Lem on line & Dr. Myles Sergeant in-person at @RBGCanada Rock Garden. On-line, free of charge! rbg.ca/events/patrick…
Last chance to register! Dr. @Melissa_Lem and Dr. Myles Sergeant join us for a hybrid event to talk about the science behind park prescriptions. Join us virtually! In-person tickets are sold out. Thursday, March 23, 7 p.m. Free to register ➡️ ow.ly/10Nx50NfOLt
Only 1 more day until spring #RBGblooms 🌷
📍 Breezeway, RBG Centre
Also known as Persian buttercup, Ranunculus asiaticus has been selected by @canadapostcorp as its flower stamp for 2023. You'll find a fabulous display of this radiant bloom putting on a welcome and colourful show at RBG! 'Radiant Ranunculus': rbg.ca/radiant-ranunc… #RBGblooms
haltonmastergardeners @HaltonMGs7 days ago
Protect the environment of the trails - please do not bring along seed to feed the birds and chipmunks! “Cute” photos aren’t worth the damage that feeding causes. Learn more here: rbg.ca/feed-the-birds… twitter.com/rbgcanada/stat…
Can you believe it? Only one month is left to visit#RBGfrogs! If you haven't visited yet, check out @activeparentsca's guide for a full rundown of the frogtastic exhibit at RBG Centre ➡️ activeparents.ca/visit-royal-bo… 🐸
Signs of spring abound on the #RBGtrails! Snow, rain, and rising temps can result in soft/muddy conditions. To minimize trail widening, walk in the middle as much as possible. That means getting your feet mucky and going straight through a puddle or two 🥾 rbg.ca/trails
This weekend: 🚂 RBG's Escarpment Train display at Rock Garden is open! RBG’s “G scale” model train experience takes you on a journey through whimsical Canadian landscapes while telling the story of how railroads shaped our history. Hours: ow.ly/ObW250MUCKQ
Mme_Issawi @IssawiMmea week ago
Fun @RBGCanada today! Frogs are my jam.
T.U. Jazz Fest @TUJazzFesta week ago
Our last two nights at the @RBGCanada are SOLD OUT 🤯 There are limited tickets available at the door so make sure to come early. Looking forward to ending #WinterTide with a bang! ❄️
🍀 Forget to wear green today? We have you covered for #StPatricksDay 🍀
📍 Mediterranean Garden, RBG Centre
What a way to end the season! #RBGWinterTide is SOLD OUT for the final weekend. twitter.com/TUJazzFest/sta…
"It's Not Easy Being Green" - Kermit the Frog... and White's tree frogs 🐸. White's tree frogs can change their colour depending on the temperature and environmental surroundings.
Celebrate #StPatricksDay at #RBGfrogs!
🎟 Plan your visit at rbg.ca/frogs
Mrs. Ramsey @MrsSRamseya week ago
March Break fun @RBGCanada ! #frogs
Dig down and learn the science behind vermicompost and learn how you can create a new home for your red wigglers!
The Worm Wrangler and Vermicomposting - For Kids!
Sunday, March 26; 1 to 3 p.m.
Register ➡️ rbg.ca/events/the-wor…
🚨#Educators! Tomorrow is the final day to register for @HamiltonHarbour's Classroom Mini Marsh program! At the end of the year, the marsh kits are returned to RBG, and the valuable native species are added to Cootes Paradise and Grindstone Marsh. Details: ow.ly/F4E350NkaOI