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777 Lawrence Avenue East Toronto ON
woodland walk with flowering bulbs

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…


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…

sloping green roof in bloom

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…


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…

strawbale shed green roof

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…


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…


Carpet Beds

These carpet beds skilfully carry on the tradition of Victorian carpet bedding. They are planted and maintained by the City of Toronto’s Parks staff. They…


Bird Houses

In 2010 the TBG held its first bird house building competition called “For the Birds”. Both professional design firms and the general public were invited…