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About TBG

777 Lawrence Avenue East Toronto ON

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

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…

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…

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”…

What does LEED mean?

The TBG facility has been designed according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System and its underlying principles. The…