Thursday, September 10, 2015

Celebration at Victoria Park Butterfly Garden. The chocolate cupcakes were delicious...

Perfect evening for a celebration at the Butterfly Garden (Victoria Park). We were excited to thank our funders and partners, heard excellent words from Trillium Foundation volunteer, Bonnie Tolton and Ward 1 Councillor, Aidan Johnson.


We played "pollinator trivia" games with the children and..

get this, I had my first official cupcake. Chocolate. From Bitten. 
Now I know what all the fuss is about. I had no idea that cupcakes could taste so delicious. Why didn't some one force me to try one, all these long years? I thought they were like muffins or something. But this! This is heavenly.. this is, wait. This is a blog about pollinators. Sorry about that---but wait again! Without pollinators we would not have cocoa plants, the very plants we need in order to make chocolate, and chocolate cupcakes and..

In my haste towards the cupcakes, I forgot to take photos of them, so lifted this image from Bitten's website:


Scroll down to the bottom of this link to read about what is growing in the garden! Thanks Paul!