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777 Lawrence Avenue East Toronto ON
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Garden Web Sculpture

In May of 2010, a magnificent new sculpture was installed into the Entry Garden. Commissioned by the Garden Club of Toronto and designed by renowned…