Stories from the Arboretum compiled by students at the University of Guelph in collaboration with The Arboretum.

 

 

 

A Marble statue is seen from a far distance through a gap in a hedge, framed by purple flowers and orange leaves

Italian Gardens

>> Interview with John Auld

 

 

 

 


Arboretum Centre

>> Link to story here by Anonymous Student

>> Link to story here by Amy Moffat

 

 

 

 

 

 


A now collapsed stone bridge that used to stretch across a reflecting pool inside the garden's entrance

David G. Porter Memorial Japanese Garden

>> Link to story here by William Alexander Goddard

 

 


A path flanked by a bench on the left facing a pond shaded by overhanging trees and surrounded on both sides by largely green plants

Gosling Wildlife Gardens

>> Link to story here by Anonymous Student

 

 

 

 


The JC Taylor Nature Centre, a small rectangular wooden building with a distinctive acute triangular roof

JC Taylor Nature Centre

>> Link to story here by Jingyi Long

 

 

 

 


A ring of stumps with flattened tops for seating

Tea Garden

>> Link to story here by Mayar Alfarra

 

 

 

 


The Arboretum Centre's reflecting pool seen through a window, with a statue of a child at the back gazing over the water

Reflection Pool

>> Link to story here by Sanjot Takhar

 

 

 

 

 


A wooden sign engraved with the text "Wall-Custance Memorial Forest"

Wall-Custance Memorial Forest

>> Link to story here by Miriam Al Sari

 

 

 

 

 

 


An information plaque on Edmund John Zavitz stands at the entrance to a meadow surrounded by trees

Zavitz Pines

>> Link to story here by Rachel Lowenberg