I have driven by here often but have never before entered the grounds. I was attracted by the description on their website:
St. John’s Norway Cemetery has developed in a beautiful natural setting. The extensive varied treescape reaches deep into the earth, yet stretches tall to the sky, drawing strength from creation: the sun and the rain. Consider this: the natural, historical setting of St. John’s is a powerful statement of the role we each play in the cosmic cycle of life, death and rebirth to new life.
Before this area was swallowed up by Greater Toronto, it was called “Norway.”
The dominant trees are Norway Maple:
and Colorado Blue Spruce: