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Paul Zammit: Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture

Paul Zammit: Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture

Paul Zammit, a graduate of the University of Guelph, is the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.  He is a regular speaker at garden clubs and horticultural trade...

Posted in: Spokesperson

Minimizing TBG’s environmental footprint

Minimizing TBG’s environmental footprint

Buildings represent a significant portion of the landscape in an urban environment. As such, their impact must be minimized to ensure a healthy and vibrant natural ecosystem. A number of issues...

Posted in: Green Initiatives

The George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture

The George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture

The Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) celebrates natural beauty through popular horticultural and environmental programs and renowned ornamental gardens. An extensive addition to the TBG includes the...

Posted in: explore, Green Initiatives

The indoor environmental quality at the TBG

The indoor environmental quality at the TBG

Great care was taken in this building to provide a superior indoor environment for employees and guests. A comprehensive Indoor Air Quality Management Program was implemented during construction to...

Posted in: explore, Green Initiatives

The green roof

The green roof

The green roof on the Dembroski Centre for Horticulture is over 2,400 square feet and acts as a shallow planter. The soil and plant roots absorb rainwater and pollutants, which helps with storm water...

Posted in: explore, Green Initiatives

Aldona at Large: Champagne wishes, caviar dreams

Aldona at Large: Champagne wishes, caviar dreams

My goodness, but I need to go on a diet. We're barely past Remembrance Day and the holiday party whirl has already started. My desultory 15 minutes of morning exercises need to be seriously ramped up...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

Travel: Garden Travel

Travel: Garden Travel

River Cruises & Garden Tours Travelling solo or together, we have super exclusive rates for 2014 Uniworld European river cruises as well as Royal Horticultural Society worldwide garden...

Posted in: Tours

Totem Inspired Garden

Totem Inspired Garden

This summer, the Toronto Botanical Garden has partnered with Cirque du Soleil and the CN Tower to create an urban beautification project that has transformed one of the green spaces at the base of...

Posted in: Themed Gardens

Stooks & Punes

Stooks & Punes

“Stooks & Punes” is a playful and evocative temporary art installation created by celebrated artist and award-winning garden designer W. Gary Smith. “Stooks and Punes” uses natural...

Posted in: Themed Gardens

Show a Little Respect

Show a Little Respect

What would we do without our hard-working volunteers? Here at the TBG, they number some 375 strong and help us in every facet of our operations. From the reception desk, to the shop, to the library,...

Posted in: Aldona At Large Blog

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