2019 Long Branch Garden Tour – Saturday June 27/20

Heritage Trees

Long Branch has 3 Heritage trees and visitors can see all of them on the garden tour. 

Big Red – at Park Blvd and Long Branch Ave.

 
 
 
 
This magnificent red oak  is about 200 years old. It’s on the site of the Long Branch Hotel, which burned down in 1958, located beside the Long Branch Cenotaph dating back to WWI.
 
Big Red
 

 

 

Titan – 15 Thirty Sixth St.

 
 
At 110 feet tall, Titan may be the largest red oak found in this end of Toronto. It is estimated to be between 250 and 275 years old.
 
 
 
There will be a drum circle around Titan on tour day, from 1:00 – 2:00.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stop 26 – 42 Ash Crescent

 
 
 
 
This huge silver maple is the last of a grove of trees behind the white gates of the residential community of Pine Beach, c.1910, and marks Stop 26 on the Toronto Mimico Railway.