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More than just groundcovers, mosses and sedges are diverse plant groups offering great utilitarian value as well as stunning design potential. Learn how to identify and use various mosses and companion plants in exciting garden applications varying from a moss lawn to deep sedge accents around garden sculptures. The care and propagation of mosses and sedges for both sun and shade will be included.
Single class scheduled on 26/04/2016 at 7:00PM
Meet in Marion's home garden for a spring overview of plants of seasonal and structural interest. She'll provide a refresher on soils and mulch, review the three P's of pruning, planting and placement, cover the care and feeding of new plants and answer your toughest garden questions.
Single class scheduled on 11/05/2016 at 10:00AM
Slopping lots are often considered design nightmares and dealt with improperly. With guidance from one of TBG's superstar garden instructors, turn your slope into a positive feature with the right design and plant choices. Frank will share his decades of design experience to help you plan the best garden for your slopping lot.
Single class scheduled on 24/05/2016 at 7:00PM
Exotic ornamentals can bring big flare to a garden but not everything can survive our Canadian winters. Find out how to wow your neighbours with exotic plants that will come back again and again with little effort.
Single class scheduled on 18/05/2016 at 1:00PM
Learn how to grow your own fruit for preserves, pies, and juice-all without the fuss that many tree fruits demand. This class focuses on three often-forgotten crops: currants and gooseberries; elderberries; serviceberries and more (think yellow raspberries, ground cherries and plum hedges-oh my!) If you've ever wondered if you could replace store-bought juice with your own, this two-session class is for you.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 02/06/2016 and ending 09/06/2016 at 6:30PM
To celebrate the Toronto Botanical Garden's new seed library, we are offering a seed-related course each season. Join Larry Peterson, co-author of When is a 'Flower' not a Flower and other intriguing questions about plants, to enhance your understanding of pollination and the subsequent events that take place in seed development. This is a great opportunity to brush-up on your botany. The author's book will be available for purchase, and one free seed pack will be given to each participant.
Single class scheduled on 07/06/2016 at 6:30PM
Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of choice at the nursery? Join Marion Jarvie and benefit from her decades of experience growing the right perennials in the right places. Marion will cover design, propagation, plant selection for difficult sites and the best way to ensure vibrant colour throughout the year. She will also introduce students to exciting new perennials.
Single class scheduled on 07/07/2016 at 7:00PM

TORONTO BOTANICAL GARDEN, 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON CANADA | 416-397-1341 | info@torontobotanicalgarden.ca