Ontario Comes Alive: Our Province's Unforgettable Spring Flora

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Living Livita
April 5, 2022
Explore Spring Flora at Our Retirement Residence

There are so many things to love about living in Ontario. The many cultures, food, and people make it a vibrant and attractive place. The varied landscapes create a beautiful atmosphere regardless of the season. No wonder why it is one of the best places to retire in Canada.

One of the exciting things that Ontario has to offer is its various flora. Did you know that we have more than 3,600 species of plants? This spring, residents of retirement communities are excited to see the many florae our province has to offer.

Exploring Spring Flora at Our Retirement Residence

Spring is a time for nature to be renewed. As such, you can expect a vast amount of flora to begin to sprout. Residents of retirement communities love to watch the buds bloom and the leaves on the trees reappear.

Native and non-native species of plants and flowers adorn the beautiful landscapes of our province. Here are some examples of the spring flora you can expect to see:

1. Trilliums

These are very common in the province. So common that it is the provincial flower of Ontario. Trilliums have several varieties, all native to the province. View these on wooded trails, as well as at local parks.

One of the best places to catch these flowers is Trillium Woods Park.

2. Tulips

Tulips are not native to Canada. However, it has become a prominent spring flower. In the Capital Region alone, there are close to a million tulips that grow in different parks and gardens.

Tulips are typically in full bloom by May. This is also when the Canadian Tulip Festival is celebrated. Every year, in Ottawa, thousands come to visit different tulip parks and farms.

3. Various Wildflowers

Did you know that there are over a hundred wildflowers that bloom in the province every spring? From mid-March to mid-June, you will see these flowers not just in parks but you may also see them within the grounds and in the neighborhood of your retirement residence.

Wildflowers can be a great addition to your garden. They are easy to take care of. Also, these native plants attract native pollinators that are essential to the environment.

Exploring Spring Flora

This spring, residents of assisted living have plenty of ways to see beautiful spring flora. There are plenty of parks and gardens around in nearby cities. Flower festivals are also another exciting activity that you can plan on doing. Here are some of them:

  1. Sakura Cherry Blossoms in High Park
  2. Canadian Tulip Festival
  3. Warkworth Lilac Festival
  4. Peony Festival

Looking for the Right Retirement Community?

Are you or your loved one looking to transition to retirement living this year? When considering your options, Livita Retirement Residence is one of your top choices in Ontario.

We offer a wide range of amenities, programs, and services that make retirement living worthwhile. We always make sure that residents can explore their passions and interests, such as exploring the different flora the province has to offer.

Join our community! Learn more by giving us a call today.

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