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Learn How to Enhance Your Own Night-time Garden

Learn How to Enhance Your Own Night-time Garden

TORONTO – One of the best times to go for a summer stroll to look at gardens is in the evening, and the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) now offers a number of intriguing adult education courses...

Posted in: Press Room

Enjoy ‘TERRIFIC THURSDAYS’ at the TBG All Summer Long!

Enjoy ‘TERRIFIC THURSDAYS’ at the TBG All Summer Long!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 2012 TORONTO – Thursdays are bursting at the seams with activity here at the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG), and you won’t want to miss a thing. All summer long,...

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Aldona at Large: Everything All at Once, Right Now!

Aldona at Large: Everything All at Once, Right Now!

Wow, what an “all at once” summer it’s been in the garden. The snapdragons you see above seed themselves in the gravel of my driveway, along with cosmos, opium poppies, various herbs, feverfew,...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

Aldona at Large: Fun in the Sun

Aldona at Large: Fun in the Sun

Woman to Woman Luncheon in the Garden committee chair Kathy Dembroski with fashion show models Last week was a Big One in our events calendar. Thursday was the day of our second annual Woman to...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

Aldona at Large: Cheep Thrills

Aldona at Large: Cheep Thrills

I’ve been a little bird-brained lately. Out in the TBG gardens, an arborist found and rescued this cheeky little cockatiel and brought it inside. Our kind-hearted facility and events manager,...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

Aldona at Large: People and Plants = Perfection!

Aldona at Large: People and Plants = Perfection!

Gardeners know that this is the busiest (and best) time of year, and your faithful scribbler hasn’t been letting any grass grow under her feet (except for the quack and crab variety). It’s not...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

How to Save Your Ash

How to Save Your Ash

(Adapted from Melissa Williams’ blog post on the April 16 edition of the LEAF e-newsletter---and no, this is not an ad nor are we being paid for it. It’s good information.) By now, most of you...

Posted in: Pests, Diseases & Weeds

Aldona at Large: It’s Good News Week

Aldona at Large: It’s Good News Week

The redbud in this photo may be weeping, but I’m all smiles: the City parking lot in front of our building is finally open. Hallelujah! All of us can now breathe a sigh of relief and put seven long...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

Aldona at Large: Melbourne/Metro Mash-Up

Aldona at Large: Melbourne/Metro Mash-Up

Blue Potato Bush (Solanum rantonnei), Royal Botanic Garden, Melbourne There’s a lot to tell you about what’s going on, but first, a quick side trip to Melbourne on the final leg of my...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

Gardening on the Web Series

Gardening on the Web Series

In anticipation of the spring and summer gardening seasons, this new series is designed for gardeners of any skill and comfort level who want to learn more about using the Internet as a resource to...

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