Because of Taylor Massey Creek, there is a narrow green area lying near Eglinton Ave. and Birchmount Rd. in Scarborough.
Sometimes the creek is buried and flows in pipes:
This creates quite a contrast in the terrain with city and country melding together.
I was able to photograph some birds:
Years ago, this was likely the site of a farm and some fruit trees remain:
Tell you what I like the best—
‘Long about knee-deep in June,
‘Bout the time strawberries melts
On the vine,—some afternoon
Like to jes’ git out and rest,
And not work at nothin’ else! – James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)