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SPREADING ROOTS: Working together to protect our urban trees

SPREADING ROOTS: Working together to protect our urban trees

Toronto Botanical Garden Hosts Important Three-Day Symposium on Urban Trees (Toronto, October, 2011) On November 3, 4, and 5, Toronto Botanical Garden will host a tree symposium titled Spreading...

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Garden Etiquette

Garden Etiquette

For everyone's enjoyment of the gardens, your safety, the comfort of others and the protection of the gardens: PLEASE... Stay on the designated paths and out of the planting beds. Do not climb...

Posted in: Themed Gardens

Woodland Walk and Bird Habitat

Woodland Walk and Bird Habitat

Still under development, this garden located at the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Leslie Street, is highly visible from the street and announces the presence and beauty of the gardens that lie...

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Spiral Mound

Spiral Mound

The spiral pathway winds its way to the viewing platform at the top of the Spiral Mound. Situated three metres above the ground, the mound is a focal point and provides a 360-degree perspective of...

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President’s Choice Show Garden

President’s Choice Show Garden

This garden is divided into two sections, North and South Show, separated by a hedge of Carpinus betulus (hornbeam). The South Show is planted with evergreens, small trees and shrubs producing a...

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Pollinator Garden with Urban Bee Hives

Pollinator Garden with Urban Bee Hives

This garden is an excellent example of re-purposing an existing outdoor space to create a garden that is both educational and environmentally responsible.  In response to the growing interest in the...

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Green Roof

Green Roof

The green roof on the Dembroski Centre for Horticulture is over 2400 square feet. It acts as a shallow planter with the soil and plant roots absorbing rainwater and pollutants. It also helps in the...

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Garden Hall Courtyard

Garden Hall Courtyard

The sunken courtyard provides a natural amphitheatre for outdoor gatherings and may be used independently or in conjunction with the Westview Terrace which it is linked by a stone bridge. The trees,...

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Strawbale Shed

Strawbale Shed

Two-thirds of the world's populations inhabit buildings made of earth. Straw bale buildings have proven to be as durable as other types of buildings; they have better fire ratings than standard...

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Demonstration Courtyard

Demonstration Courtyard

This multifunctional garden is an interactive outdoor classroom with demonstration areas for courses and workshops for both adults and children. Raised beds, modern vertical trellising and borders...

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