Toronto, Corktown Common, ON
It’s garden time, with the first days of warm weather, the flowers start to bloom with confidence. The Corktown Common, east of Toronto downtown is a modern garden. Not only because it dates from 2014, but also because it marks a reversal of priorities, restoring natural cycles to their regulatory role. Formerly a marshland drained in the 19th century for the purposes of industrialization, the industrial wasteland is being transformed back into a wetland to collect runoff water before discharging it into the Don River.
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